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Eryx johnii (Brown Sand Boa, Indian Sand Boa; John's Indian sand-boa)

Synonyms: Boa anguiformis; Boa johnii; Clothonia johnii; Eryx johni johni; Eryx johnii johnii; Eryx maculatus

Wikipedia Abstract

Eryx johnii is a nonvenomous boa species endemic to Iran, Pakistan, and India. No subspecies are currently recognized.
View Wikipedia Record: Eryx johnii

Infraspecies

Eryx johnii johnii (Brown sand boa)
Eryx johnii persicus (Brown sand boa)

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  24 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Baluchistan xeric woodlands Pakistan, Afghanistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
East Deccan dry-evergreen forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Eastern highlands moist deciduous forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Northwestern thorn scrub forests India, Pakistan Indo-Malayan Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Registan-North Pakistan sandy desert Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
South Iran Nubo-Sindian desert and semi-desert Iran, Iraq, Pakistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Thar desert India, Pakistan Indo-Malayan Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh Iran, Iraq Palearctic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Sanjay Gandhi National Park II 439343 Maharashtra, India
Tansa Wildlife Sanctuary IV 51099 Maharashtra, India  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Dr. Shivarama Karanth Pilikula Biol.Pk
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny, Plock
Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park
Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park
Scovill Zoo
Singapore Zoological Gardens
Zoo Negara Malaysia

Distribution

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran India (Maharashtra [A. Captain, pers. Comm.]) Terra typica: Tranquebar;

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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
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
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