Animalia > Chordata > Reptilia > Squamata > Colubridae > Dasypeltis > Dasypeltis abyssina

Dasypeltis abyssina (Common or Rhombic Egg Eater; African egg-eating snake)

Synonyms: Dasypeltis abyssinica; Dasypeltis abyssinus; Rachiodon abyssinus


Maximum Longevity [1]  22 years


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Attributes / relations provided by
1de 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
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
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0