Eunectes

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Anacondas
Eunectes murinus2.jpg
Green anaconda, E. murinus
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Cless: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Faimily: Boidae
Subfaimily: Boinae
Genus: Eunectes
Wagler, 1830[1]
Teep species
Eunectes murinus
(Linnaeus, 1758)[1]
Synonyms

Boa Linnaeus, 1758
Draco Oken, 1816

Eunectes is a genus o boas foond in tropical Sooth Americae. Thay are an aquatic group o snakes an include ane o the lairgest snakes in the warld, E. murinus, the green anaconda. The name Eunectes is derived frae the Greek wird Eυνήκτης, which means "guid soummer". Fower species are currently recognised.[2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. "Eunectes". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 18 Julie 2008. 
  3. Eunectes beniensis at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 12 December 2008.