Chilabothrus angulifer 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Boidae

Scientific Name: Chilabothrus angulifer
Species Authority: (Cocteau & Bibron, 1840)
Common Name(s):
English Cuban Boa, Cuban Tree Boa
French Boa de Cuba
Spanish Maja de Sta. María
Epicrates angulifer Cocteau & Bibron, 1840

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Day, M. & Tolson, P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Indeterminate (I)
1990 Indeterminate (I)
1988 Indeterminate (I)
1986 Indeterminate (I)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is widespread throughout most of the Cuban mainland, where it remains fairly common. It also occurs on a number of large islets and cays.
Countries occurrence:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Although capable of existing in disturbed and agricultural habitats, it is still persecuted and killed on sight.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix II.

Citation: Day, M. & Tolson, P. 1996. Chilabothrus angulifer. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T7815A12852846. . Downloaded on 31 May 2016.
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