Food habits of Anilius scytale (Serpentes: Aniliidae) in the Brazilian Amazonia. Gleomar F. Maschio; Ana Lúcia da C. Prudente; Francílio da S. Rodrigues. PDF | Information on the diet of Anilius scytale is provided based on the analysis of specimens from the Brazilian Amazonia. Deep in the Amazon rain forest there lives a fairly small, fairly obscure, red and black snake called Anilius scytale. It is banded, like many red.

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Can you confirm these amateur observations of Anilius scytale? Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Anilius scytale

Annotated checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Cuzco Amazonico, Peru. It has a cylindrical body of uniform diameter and a very short tail; it is brightly banded anklius red and black but without yellow bands ; reduced eyes lie beneath large head scales. The Pipesnake that Wasn’t. WilliamsJeff Boundy Chordata Reptilia Squamata Serpentes.

It is considered to be the snake that most resembles the original and ancestral snake condition, such as a lizard-like skull. Inthe great naturalist William Beebe wrote “This is a strange snake”, meaning that it’s not quite like any other snakes. Posted by Andrew Durso at 8: Snake Sdytale of the World: Anilius is not closely related to Asian pipesnakes. Deep in the Amazon rain forest there lives a fairly small, qnilius obscure, red and black snake called Anilius scytale.


Newer Post Older Post Home. Andrew, I’m very happy to reference this fine post in my most recent blog entry at www. Natural history of snakes in forests of the Manaus region, Central Amazonia, Brazil.

Check List 7 3: Rare colour aberration or a new species? The snakes of Trinidad and Scytsle.

Catalogo Raggionato e Descrittivo The Snakes of Trinidad and Tobago. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Venezuela Bolivar ; Type locality: Martins M, Oliveira ME. Aniliidae Stejneger Ueber die Familien der Eryciden und Tortriciden.

Considering that she died when Linnaeus was only 10 years old, it is all the more remarkable that her writings and drawings emphasize where organisms live and what they do rather than how they should be classified.

Like most of her drawings, it shows aspects of the natural anllius and ecology of the organisms in it, and helped establish a style of scientific illustration that later inspired naturalists from Catesby to Audubon. Find more photos by Google images search: Anilius Oken Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru.


The biology of scttale equatorial herpetofauna in Amazonian Ecuador. Anomalepididae Gerrhopilidae Leptotyphlopidae Typhlopidae Xenotyphlopidae. Modern classifications restrict the family to the South American red pipe snake or false coral snake Anilius scytalewith the previously included Asian genus Cylindrophis raised to a separate family, Cylindrophiidae.

Global Ecol Biogeogr A remarkable specimen of the genus Anilius Serpentes: The Book of Snakes.

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They anikius many small ones. Aniliidae StejnegerGenus: It is alone in its family, Aniliidae. Amphibians and reptiles of Guyana, South America: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.