Erythrolamprus bizona

False Coral
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Erythrolamprus
Species: E. bizona
Binomial name
Erythrolamprus bizona
Jan, 1863

Erythrolamprus bizona, the False Coral is a snake which is found in Costa Rica, Colombia, Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago. Similar in pattern to a coral snake, this species probably gains protection through mimicry.

References

Boos, Hans E.A. (2001). The snakes of Trinidad and Tobago. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX.. ISBN 1-58544-116-3.







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