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Charina umbratica (bottae)

Synonyms: Charina bottae umbratica

Wikipedia Abstract

Charina umbratica, known commonly as the southern rubber boa, is a species of snake in the family Boidae. The species is endemic to the United States, in southern California.
View Wikipedia Record: Charina umbratica

Endangered Species

Status: Vulnerable
View IUCN Record: Charina umbratica


Adult Weight [1]  219 grams
Litter Size [1]  5
Maximum Longevity [2]  27 years


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No

Prey / Diet

Scapanus orarius (Coast Mole)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Asio otus (Long-eared Owl)1
Tyto alba (Barn Owl)1

External References

NatureServe Explorer


Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Scapanus orarius, Gregory D. Hartman and Terry L. Yates, Mammalian Species No. 253, pp. 1-5 (1985)
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0