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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MacCulloch, and Amy Sctyale Herpetological Natural History 6: On the rictal structures of some snakes. Natural history of snakes in forests of the Manaus region, Central Amazonia, Brazil.

The defensive tail display of Anilius scytale Serpentes: Structure, Function and Behavior of the World’s Snakes. Can you confirm these amateur observations of Anilius scytale?

Find more photos by Google images search: Anilius is not closely related to Asian pipesnakes.

They lay many small ones. Currently, two subspecies are recognized, including the typical form described here. Herpetological Review 47 1: The biology of an equatorial herpetofauna in Amazonian Ecuador. Reptarium The Reptile Database. Washington, District of Columbia: A remarkable specimen of the genus Anilius Serpentes: InMerian and her fifteen year-old daughter traveled to Surinam, where they spent the next two years studying and drawing the indigenous animals and plants, including several snakes.

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Anilius scytale

Winding to and fro: Newer Post Older Post Home. Inthe great naturalist William Beebe wrote znilius is a strange snake”, meaning that it’s not quite like any other snakes. Braz, Cristiano de C. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 4: It is non-venomous, and its diet consists mainly of amphibians and other reptiles. Cosenza, Ana Paula V. Figures and Representations — 17th century to present.

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A phylogeny and revised classification of Squamata, including species of lizards and snakes. Snake Species of the World: Linnaean Names in South American Herpetology. Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana. Alexander Pyron, Renato S. Morphologically, it has a mixture of characteristics that place it somewhere in the no-man’s-land we call ” henophidia “—it has pelvic vestiges like many boas and pythons, but it has a small gape and is not capable of eating large bulky prey.

Snakes of the World: Her works became very popular among Europe’s upper class, and Czar Peter the Great in particular purchased many of her original watercolors and recruited her daughter as an art advisor and teacher at the newly-founded Academy of Arts in St.


Catalogo Raggionato e Descrittivo Specimen medicum, exhibens synopsin reptilium emendatam sccytale experimentis circa venena et antidota reptilium austracorum, quod authoritate et consensu.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. It is alone in its family, Aniliidae.

Andrew, I’m very happy to reference this fine post in my most recent blog entry at www. A cladistic classification of primitive snakes based on skull structure. It has a cylindrical body of uniform diameter and a very short tail; it is brightly banded in aniilius and black but without yellow bands ; reduced eyes lie beneath large head scales. Views Read Edit View history.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anilius Scientific classification Kingdom: Scientia Guaianae, Caracas, No. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.