Review of the snakes of the genus Lytorhynchus
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Review of the snakes of the genus Lytorhynchus by Alan E. Leviton

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Published by California Academy of Sciences] in [San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Lytorhynchus.

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Statementby Alan E. Leviton and Steven C. Anderson.
SeriesProceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th ser.,, v. 37, no. 7, Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences ;, v. 37, no. 7.
ContributionsAnderson, Steven C., joint author.
LC ClassificationsQ11 .C253 vol. 37, no. 7
The Physical Object
Pagination249-274 p.
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5423461M
LC Control Number73017436

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Lytorhynchus is a genus of snakes of the family Colubridae. Geographic range. Species of the genus Lytorhynchus are found from North Africa, eastward through the Middle East, to Pakistan and western India. Species. Six species are recognized as Class: Reptilia. There are nearly 3, species of snakes distributed nearly worldwide. The following is a list of some of the major genera and species of snake, organized alphabetically by family. Sometimes listed as a subfamily of the boa family (Boidae). Sometimes listed as a subfamily of the boa family. This article needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. List of reptile genera lists the vertebrate class of reptiles by genus, spanning two subclasses. Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs and. Lytorhynchus diadema (A. M. C. Duméril, Bibron and A. H. A. Duméril, ) – Crowned Leafnose Snake, Awl-headed Snake, Diademed Sand Snake Species Lytorhynchus gasperetti Leviton, – Leviton's Leafnose Snake.

Lytorhynchus a genus of snakes of the family Colubridae. Length, up to 50 cm. There are five species, distributed in desert and semidesert regions of Africa and Southwest Asia. Members of Lytorhynchus are fossorial, usually living under rocks, in cracks in the soil, and in termite burrows. They feed on insects, small lizards, and reptile eggs. There is. Lytorhynchus diadema (awl-headed snake) defensive behavior. Herpetological Review 46 (4): - get paper here Carranza S, Xipell M, Tarroso P, Common Names: E: Crowned Leafnose Snake, Diademed Sand Snake, Awl-headed Snake, G: Gekrönte Schnauzennatter. New records of the Awl-headed Snake (Lytorhynchus diadema) from northeastern Morocco Article (PDF Available) in Herpetology Notes . Temporal activity and dietary selection in two coexisting desert snakes, the Saharan sand viper (Cerastes vipera) and the crowned leafnose (Lytorhynchus diadema). Zoology - get paper here Sochurek,E.

Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc. Summary "This book provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date information on all species currently recognized from Egypt, with detailed review of their taxonomy, identification, natural history, ecology, and conservation. The book presents up-to-date information on all the species and subspecies of turtles (7 species), lizards ( species) and snakes (74 species) inhabiting the territory of North Eurasia. The North Eurasia region is considered as former Soviet Union and Mongolia territories in accordance with the decision of IUCN Species Survival Commission. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. The colubrid snakes of the genus Rhynchocalamus are seldom studied and knowledge of their ecology and life history is species of Rhynchocalamus are currently recognized, R. satunini (from Turkey eastwards to Iran), R. arabicus (Yemen and Oman), and R. melanocephalus (from the Sinai Peninsula northwards to Turkey).All are slender, secretive, mainly nocturnal .