Epicrates maurus

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Epicrates maurus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Booidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Booidea

Familia: Boidae
Subfamilia: Boinae
Genus: Epicrates
Species: Epicrates maurus
Subspecies (3): E. m. colombianus – E. m. guyanensis – E. m. maurus

Name[edit]

  • Epicrates maurus Gray, 1849: 96

Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.10.40 (formerly BMNH VI.6.3a & BMNH 1846.7.23.2a), ♂, collected by D. Dyson in 1846.

Type locality: “Venezuela”.

Synonymy[edit]

  • Epicrates cupreus var. concolor Jan 1863
  • Epicrates cenchria maurusStull 1935: 238

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Gray, J.E. 1849. Catalogue of the specimens of snakes in the collection of the British Museum. Edward Newman: London. i–xv + 1–125. BHL Reference page
  • Matz, G. 2004. Epicrates maurus Gray, 1849. Description des sous-espèces. Situla (10): 2–9.
  • Starace, Fausto 1998. Guide des Serpents et Amphisbènes de Guyane. IBIS Rouge Editions, Guadeloupe, Guyane, 450 pp.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Brown Rainbow Boa