Animalia > Chordata > Squamata > Pseudoxyrhophiidae > Ithycyphus > Ithycyphus miniatus

Ithycyphus miniatus (Tiny Night Snake)

Synonyms: Coluber miniatus

Wikipedia Abstract

Ithycyphus miniatus is a species of venomous lamprophiid snake native to Madagascar.
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Madagascar dry deciduous forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Madagascar subhumid forests Madagascar Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
La Réserve Naturelle Intégrale de Lokobe Strict Nature Reserve Ia 3938 Madagascar    
Parc National de la Montagne d'Ambre National Park II 56324 Madagascar
Parc National de Marojejy National Park II 148550 Madagascar

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles Yes

Prey / Diet

Microcebus berthae (Madame Berthe's Mouse Lemur)[1]
Microcebus murinus (gray mouse lemur)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Small-scale coexistence of two mouse lemur species (Microcebus berthae and M. murinus) within a homogeneous competitive environment, Melanie Dammhahn, Peter M. Kappeler, Oecologia (2008) 157:473–483
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