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Dispholidus typus (Boomslang)


Wikipedia Abstract

The boomslang (Dispholidus typus) is a large, venomous snake in the family Colubridae.
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Adult Weight [1]  8.30 lbs (3.765 kg)
Clutch Size [1]  17
Incubation [1]  85 days
Maximum Longevity [2]  9 years
Venomous [3]  Yes


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots


Galerella pulverulenta (Cape Gray Mongoose)[4]


Parasitized by 
Orneoascaris chrysanthemoides <Unverified Name>[5]

External References


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
3Venomous snakes and antivenoms search interface, World Health Organization
4Herpestes pulverulentus, Paolo Cavallini, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 409, pp. 1-4 (1992)
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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 (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0