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Candoia bibroni (Pacific Boa; bibroni)

Synonyms: Enygrus bibroni; Enygrus bibronii

Wikipedia Abstract

Candoia bibroni is a nonvenomous boa species endemic to Melanesia and Polynesia. Two subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.
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Infraspecies

Candoia bibroni australis (Solomon Islands boa)
Candoia bibroni bibroni (Fiji Island boa)

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  17 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Fiji tropical dry forests Fiji Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests  
Fiji tropical moist forests Fiji Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
New Caledonia rain forests France Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Samoan tropical moist forests Samoa, United States Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Solomon Islands rain forests Solomon Islands Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Tongan tropical moist forests New Zealand, Tonga Oceania Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Vanuatu rain forests Vanuatu Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
National Park of American Samoa II   American Samoa, United States    

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No
New Caledonia New Caledonia No
Polynesia-Micronesia Fiji, Micronesia, Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga, United States No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
The Philadelphia Zoo
Zoo Negara Malaysia

Distribution

Western Samoa, Melanesia, Polynesia, Solomon Islands [McCoy 2000], New Caledonia. Terra typica: Viti Levu, Fiji Islands;

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Citations

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 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access