Rosy boa

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Rosy boa
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Rosy boa eating a mouse
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Squamata
Family: Boidae
Genus: Lichanura
Binomial name
Lichanura trivirgata

The rosy boa (Lichanura trivirgata) is a snake of the Boidae family, one of only two native to the United States.[1] The other is the rubber boa (Charina bottae). The rosy boa is native to southwest America, and Baja California and Sonora, Mexico.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hammerson G.A; Frost D.R. & Gadsden H. (2007). "Lichanura trivirgata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 March 2015.