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Anilius scytale (Coral Cylinder Snakes)

Synonyms: Anguis scytale; Ilysia scytale; Inilius scytale; Tortrix scytale

Infraspecies

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Caqueta moist forests Brazil, Columbia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cerrado Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Chiquitano dry forests Bolivia, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan Freshwater swamp forests Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Guianan moist forests Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, Brazil, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Iquitos varzea Brazil, Peru, Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Maranhao Babatu forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Napo moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Negro-Branco moist forests Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Purus varzea Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Solimões-Japurá moist forest Brazil, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Amazon moist forests Peru, Brazil, Bolivia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tapajós-Xingu moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tocantins/Pindare moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Uatuma-Trombetas moist forests Brazil, Guyana, Suriname Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ucayali moist forests Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Xingu-Tocantins-Araguaia moist forests Brazil Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Reserva Cuzco Amazonico   Peru      
Reserva de la Biosfera de Yasuni Biosphere Reserve 4156313 Ecuador  
Sierra del Divisor Reserve Zone 3652986 Peru      

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Cerrado Brazil No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No

Prey / Diet

Amphisbaena anomala (Barbour's Worm Lizard)[1]
Amphisbaena polystegum (Bahia Worm Lizard)[1]
Anilius scytale (Coral Cylinder Snakes)[1]
Caecilia gracilis[2]
Tantilla melanocephala (Black-headed Snake (equatoriana)[1]

Predators

Anilius scytale (Coral Cylinder Snakes)[1]

Distribution

Amazonian Brazil (Ceará, Goiás, Mato Grosso [HR 32: 277]), Venezuela (HR 33: 66), Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Peru. Terra typica: Indiis;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Food habits of Anilius scytale (Serpentes: Aniliidae) in the Brazilian Amazonia, Gleomar F. Maschio; Ana Lúcia da C. Prudente; Francílio da S. Rodrigues; Marinus S. Hoogmoed, Zoologia (Curitiba, Impr.) vol.27 no.2 Curitiba Apr. 2010 2The caecilian amphibian Scolecomorphus kirkii Boulenger as prey of the burrowing asp Atractaspis aterrima Gu ̈ nther: trophic relationships of fossorial vertebrates, David J. Gower, Jens B. Rasmussen, Simon P. Loader and Mark Wilkinson, 2004, African Journal of Ecology, Afr. J. Ecol., 42, 83–87
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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