Fauna: Boiga bengkuluensis from rejang land, Bengkulu Province, Sumatra Island

Boiga bengkuluensis Boyga bengkuluyskaya (Russian)
After publish as a new species by Russian Herpetologist (see link ), newest photo about this species already published by mr. E. Yakhontov recently. Boiga bengkuluensis had reported as endemic boiga snake from Curup - Kepahiang area, in rejang land, Bengkulu Province, Sumatra Island, Indonesia as you see in below.
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Boiga bengkuluensis
Boiga bengkuluensis
Boiga bengkuluensis
Boiga sp, from Seblat Bengkulu province
Long, slender boyga, large size (up to 2 meters) conceal slight build. Described as a separate species, more recently, in 2003, domestic Herpetology of instances of Sumatra (Bengkulu province). Prior to that, was considered a color variation boygi Drepeza (Boiga drapiezii). The limits of range and spread of the details need to be clarified. In addition, the Sumatran boiga found on Borneo and Malay Peninsula. Inhabits primary and secondary tropical forests, adhering to the middle and lower tiers of woody vegetation, usually kept near the water.
The body is very delicate, elegant, especially in front of, like whip. The head seems disproportionately large for a narrow neck. With an impressive length of this snake did not make a major impression. Protective coloration combined with intricate pattern of spots and stripes, masking the serpent in the tree crown.
The basic tone of green or greenish-brown. At the sides of body, alternate dark brown and orange to green field, the rough spots. Here goes some small whitish spots with red krapom. The head of the green. With age the figure loses contrast, and snakes are almost uniform, brown-green.
The conditions are similar to other types of the genus Boiga. Source:
  • Russia, terraria site (!-- http://terraria.ru/boiga3 -->
  • http://rejang-lebong.blogspot.com/2009/05/boiga-bengkuluensis.html
  • http://rejang-lebong.blogspot.com/2008/05/species-baru-satwa-bengkulu.html

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