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Rosy boa

snake of the Boidae family

The rosy boa (Lichanura trivirgata) is a snake of the Boidae family, one of only two native to the United States.[1] The other is the rubber boa (Charina bottae). The rosy boa is native to southwest America, and Baja California and Sonora, Mexico.

Rosy boa
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Boidae
Genus: Charina
Species:
C. trivirgata
Binomial name
Charina trivirgata
(Cope, 1861)
Synonyms[2][3]
  • Lichanura trivirgata
    Cope, 1861
  • Lichanura roseofusca
    Cope, 1868
  • Lichanura myriolepis
    Cope, 1868
  • Charina trivirgata
    Kluge, 1993
  • Lichanura trivirgata
    Liner, 1994
  • Charina trivirgata
    McDiarmid, Campbell & Touré, 1999
  • Lichanura trivirgata
    Crother, 2000
  • Lichanura trivirgata
    Wallach et al., 2014

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Hammerson G.A; Frost D.R. & Gadsden H. (2007). "Lichanura trivirgata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  2. Stejneger L, Barbour T (1917). "Lichanura ". A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. p. 73.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  3. "Lichanura trivirgata ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.