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Corallus blombergi (RENDAHL & VESTERGREN, 1940)

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Higher TaxaBoidae (Boinae), Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Blomberg’s Tree Boa
G: Blomberg-Baumboa 
SynonymBoa annulata blombergi RENDAHL & VESTERGREN 1940
Corallus annulata blombergi — PETERS 1957
Corallus annulatus blombergi — STIMSON 1969
Corallus blombergi — HENDERSON et al. 2001
Corallus blombergi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 183 
DistributionEcuador, Colombia (Nariño)

Type locality: Rio Zamora, E. Ecuador (likely in error fide HENDERSON et al. 2001)  
TypesHolotype: NRM (also as NRS = RMS) 3141 
EtymologyNamed after the collector of the holotype, Rolf Blomberg. 
  • Barrio-Amorós, César L. 2017. Field observations on Neotropical treeboas of the genus Corallus (Squamata: Boidae). IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 24 (1): 1–16 - get paper here
  • Henderson, R. W. 2015. Neotropical Treeboas - Natural History of the Corallus hortulanus Complex Edition Chimaira. ISBN 9783899734386. 338 pp.
  • Henderson, R. W., Pauers, M. J. and Colston, T. J. 2013. On the congruence of morphology, trophic ecology, and phylogeny in Neotropical treeboas (Squamata: Boidae: Corallus). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 109: 466–475. doi: 10.1111/bij.12052 - get paper here
  • Henderson, Robert W. and Michael J. Pauers 2012. On the Diets of Neotropical Treeboas (Squamata: Boidae: Corallus). South American J. Herp. 7 (2): 172-180. - get paper here
  • Henderson, Robert W., Mats Höggren, William W. Lamar and Louis W. Porras 2001. Distribution and variation in the treeboa Corallus annulatus (Serpentes: Boidae). Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment. 36(1):39-47
  • Henderson, Robert W.; Michael J. Pauers and Timothy J. Colston 2013. On the congruence of morphology, trophic ecology, and phylogeny in Neotropical treeboas (Squamata: Boidae: Corallus). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12052 - get paper here
  • Peters, James A. 1957. Taxonomic notes on Ecuadorian snakes in the American Museum of Natural History. American Museum Novitates (1851): 1-13 - get paper here
  • Pinto-Erazo MA, Medina-Rangel GF 2018. First record of Corallus blombergi (Rendahl & Vestergren, 1941) (Serpentes, Boidae) from Colombia. Check List 14(1): 183-188 - get paper here
  • Rendahl, H. & VESTERGREN,G. 1940. Notes on Colombian snakes. Arkiv för Zoologi 33A [1941?] (5): 1-16
  • Reynolds, R. Graham and Robert W. Henderson 2018. Boas of the World (Superfamily Booidae): A Checklist With Systematic, Taxonomic, and Conservation Assessments. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Sep 2018, Vol. 162, No. 1: 1-58. - get paper here
  • Stimson, Andrew F. 1969. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien: Boidae (Boinae + Bolyeriinae + Loxoceminae + Pythoninae). Das Tierreich 89 xi + 1-49
  • VALENCIA, J. H. & ARBELÁEZ, E. & GARZÓN, K. & PICERNO-TOALA, P. 2008. Notes on Corallus blombergi (RENDAHL & VESTERGREN, 1941) from Ecuador [Short Note]. Herpetozoa 21 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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