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Chilabothrus strigilatus (COPE, 1863)

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Higher TaxaBoidae (Boinae), Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesChilabothrus strigilatus ailurus SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Chilabothrus strigilatus fosteri BARBOUR 1941
Chilabothrus strigilatus fowleri SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Chilabothrus strigilatus mccraniei SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Chilabothrus strigilatus strigilatus (COPE 1863) 
Common NamesE: Bahamian Boa; strigilatus: Bahamian boa; ailurus: Cat Island boa; fosteri: Bimini boa; fowleri: Andros boa; maccraniei: Ragged Island boa
G: Bahama-Boa 
SynonymHomalochilus strigilatus 1862: 71
Homalochilus strigilatus — GARMAN 1887: 279
Epicrates strigilatus — BARBOUR 1904: 59
Chilabothrus strigilatus — REYNOLDS et al. 2013

Epicrates strigilatus ailurus SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Epicrates strigilatus ailurus SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Chilabothrus strigilatus ailurus — REYNOLDS et al. 2013

Epicrates strigilatus fosteri BARBOUR 1941
Epicrates striatus fosteri BARBOUR 1941
Chilabothrus strigilatus cf. fosteri— REYNOLDS et al. 2013

Epicrates strigilatus fowleri SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Epicrates strigilatus fowleri SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Chilabothrus strigilatus fowleri — REYNOLDS et al. 2013

Epicrates strigilatus mccraniei SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Epicrates strigilatus mccraniei SHEPLAN & SCHWARTZ 1974
Epicrates striatus mccraniei — KLUGE 1984: 56
Chilabothrus strigilatus mccraniei — REYNOLDS et al. 2013 
DistributionBahamas, Hispaniola

ailurus: Bahama Is.: Alligator Cay and Cat Island

fosteri: Bahamas: Bimini Island

fowleri: Bahama Is.: Andros Island, Berry Island

mccraniei: Bahama Is.; Type locality: Ragged Island, Margaret Cay

strigilatus: Bahama Is.: New Providence I. including Rose I., Eleuthera I., Long I., Exuma Cays, Andros (fide GARMN 1887) Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproduction 
TypesSyntypes: ANSP 10237, ANSP 10239
Holotype: AMNH 77015 [ailurus]
Holotype: MCZ 46054 [fosteri]
Holotype: MCZ 125605 [fowleri]
Holotype: UMMZ 118033 [mccraniei] 
CommentFor illustrations see Cochran, 1941; Mehrtens, 1987; Tolson, 1987.

Synonymy: This species has been considered as a synonym of Epicrates striatus (e.g. by WALLACH et al. 2014: 274). 
References
  • Barbour, T. 1904. Batrachia and Reptilia from the Bahamas. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 46: 55—61 - get paper here
  • Barbour, Thomas 1941. A new boa from the Bahamas. Proc. New England zool. Club 18: 61-65
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1893. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. London (Taylor & Francis), 448 pp. - get paper here
  • Cochran, D.M. 1941. The herpetology of Hispaniola. Bull. US Natl. Mus. 177: vii + 398 pp. - get paper here
  • Fischer, J.G. 1856. Neue Schlangen des Hamburgischen Naturhistorischen Museums. Abhandl. Nat. Ver. Hamburg 3 (4): 79-116 - get paper here
  • Garman, S. 1887. On West Indian reptiles in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge, Mass. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 24: 278-286. - get paper here
  • Jan, G. 1864. Iconographie générale des ophidiens. 6. Livraison. J.B. Bailière et Fils, Paris - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Mehrtens, J.M. 1987. Living snakes of the world in color. Sterling Publ. Co., hic., New York, NY: 480 pp.
  • Powell, R. & Incháustegui, S.J. 2009. Conservation of the herpetofauna of the Dominican Republic. Applied Herpetology 6: 103–122 - get paper here
  • Reynolds, R. G. and A. R. Puente-Rólon 2016. Geographic Distribution: Chilabothrus strigilatus (Bahamas Boa). Herpetological Review 47(3): 425.
  • Reynolds, R. Graham; Alberto R. Puente-Rolón, Anthony J. Geneva, Kevin J. Aviles-Rodriguez, and Nicholas C. Herrmann 2016. Discovery of a Remarkable New Boa from the Conception Island Bank, Bahamas Breviora 549 (1): 1-19 - get paper here
  • Reynolds, R.G.; Matthew L. Niemiller; S. Blair Hedges; Alex Dornburg; Alberto R. Puente-Rolón; Liam J. Revell 2013. Molecular phylogeny and historical biogeography of West Indian boid snakes (Chilabothrus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Sheplan, B.R., and Schwartz, A. 1974. Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 45:57-143.
  • Tolson, P.J. 1987. Phylogenetics of the boid snake genus Epicrates and Caribbean vicariance theory. Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan (715): 1-68.
 
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