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Tropidophis melanurus

(Tropidophis melanurus)

Description

Tropidophis melanurus, commonly known as dusky dwarf boa, Cuban wood snake, or Cuban giant dwarf boa, is a non-venomous dwarf boa species found mainly in Cuba. Currently, there are three subspecies recognized, including the typical form described here.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Reptilia
Order:Squamata
Family:Tropidophiidae
Genus:Tropidophis
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