Synonym(s). Anguis jaculus Linnaeus, Boa turcica Olivier, Eryx familiaris Eichwald, Eryx turcicus Daudin, Taxonomic Notes: There are. Learn more about the Javelin sand boa – with amazing Javelin sand boa photos and facts on Arkive. Abstract: The Javelin sand boa, Eryx jaculus, is one of the erycid snakes occurring in Iran. In order to investigate sexual dimorphism in this species.

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Erjx jaculus javelin sand boa reproduction. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature jacilus signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Like many other boas, the javelin sand boa has rudimentary hind legs at the base of its jaculu. A taxon is Extinct EX when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.

This Alethinophidia article is a stub. Zur Vermehrung eurasischer Sandboas: Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! The dorsal surface of the head is covered with small scales. Die Amphibien und Reptilien der Peloponnes-Halbinsel. A taxon is Extinct In The Wild EW when it is known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population or populations well outside the past range.

Liste der Reptilien Europas. The dorsal scales are in rows, smooth anteriorly, but weakly keeled posteriorly. This species information was authored as part of the Arkive and Universities Scheme. In other languages Add links.


Reevaluation of the taxonomic status of sand boas of the genus Eryx Daudin, Serpentes: To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account.

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The keeled scales of the javelin sand boa may help it to remain hidden under sand by preventing sand grains from sliding off its back. The Jaculks of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. The javelin sand boa is not currently considered to be at risk of extinction in Europe due to its widespread distribution and apparently large population 1 Javelin sand boa conservation The javelin sand boa is protected by law in some areas and is listed on the Red Data Books jacukus a number of countries 9 Find more photos by Google images search: No subspecies are recognized by Reynolds and Henderson either, although Zarrintab et al.

Graham and Robert W. Keel A projecting ridge along a flat or curved surface, particularly jacu,us the middle. Handbook to Middle East Amphibians and Reptiles.

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Unlike most snakes, the javelin sand boa has been seen using its tongue to lap up water. Eryx Javelin sand boa, E. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, Germany. Eryx jaculus is found in eastern and south eastern Europe, the Caucasus, the Middle East, and Africa. The snakes of Europe.


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In the list below, a taxon author in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Eryx. Eryx Daudin A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Bern Convention June, http: Taxonomy and distribution of sand boas of the genus Eryx Daudin, Serpentes: This is only achievable with support from people like you. Species categorized as Critically Endangered CR. Notes on a collection of snakes from Persia. Find out more Find out more about the javelin sand boa and other reptiles: Eryx borriip.

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A taxon is Endangered EN when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Endangered, and it is therefore considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild. Washington, District of Columbia: In addition, the javelin sand boa is popular in the pet trade 1 8and over-collection is often a problem, particularly in Egypt 1.

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