Synonym(s). Anguis jaculus Linnaeus, Boa turcica Olivier, Eryx familiaris Eichwald, Eryx turcicus Daudin, Taxonomic Notes: There are. Learn more about the Javelin sand boa – with amazing Javelin sand boa photos and facts on Arkive. Abstract: The Javelin sand boa, Eryx jaculus, is one of the erycid snakes occurring in Iran. In order to investigate sexual dimorphism in this species.

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Tropical Zoology 18 1: It usually has a dark streak from the eye to the corner of the mouth. Jafulus Reptiles of Anatolia: Daniel Escoriza grottosalamander gmail.

Notes on the herpetology of an Algerian beach.

Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, Germany. There are upper labials. Unlike most snakes, the javelin sand boa has been seen using its tongue to lap up water.

The keeled scales of the javelin sand boa may help it to remain hidden under sand by preventing sand grains from sliding off its back. Die Amphibien und Reptilien der Peloponnes-Halbinsel. DeBoerDylan J. Taxonomic notes on the snakes of Northern Cyprus, with observations on their morphologies and ecologies.


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Anguis jaculus LinnaeusEryx jaculus — Reuss[1]. Register for an account To save searches and access a historical view of information jaculu have downloaded you are required to register for an account. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Campbell, and T’Shaka A.

The Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. Dufart [], pp. Annotated checklist of the reptiles of the Mediterranean countries, with keys to species identification.

A new species, E. If you are able to help please contact: Bern Convention June, http: Reptilien und Amphibien Europas.

In other languages Add links. The Herpetofauna of the Southern Jordan. Neumann Verlag Radebeul, Germanypp.

The body is almost cylindrical. The genus name derives from the Latin Eryx genitive Ery- cisthe name of a mountain in the NW corner of Sicily, with a famous temple to Venus at its top; also an eponymous hero, son of Venus, defeated by Heracles in a boxing-match. This species typically burrows through sand and soil 1 4 7but when travelling on the surface it moves with a wave-like jaculuss 5.

Belser Verlag, Stuttgart pp. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Basic and Applied Herpetology A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. It divides species into nine categories: Journal of Zoology In the list below, a taxon author in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Eryx. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.


This species becomes jaculud between October and March or April 1when it is likely to hibernate in loose sand, rodent burrows, crevices or beneath rocks 4. Eryx borriip.

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Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Woma python Aspidites ramsayi. Zur Vermehrung eurasischer Sandboas: To save searches and access a historical view of information you have downloaded you are required to register for an account. The eye is separated from the labials by one or two rows of small scales.