Green anaconda

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Green anaconda
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Cless: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Faimily: Boidae
Subfaimily: Boinae
Genus: Eunectes
Species: E. murinus
Binomial name
Eunectes murinus
Synonyms [1]
  • [Boa] murina Linnaeus, 1758
  • [Boa] Scytale Linnaeus, 1758
  • Boa gigas Latreille, 1802
  • Boa anacondo Daudin, 1803
  • Boa aquatica Wied-Neuwied, 1824
  • Eunectes murinus Wagler, 1830
  • Eunectes murina Gray, 1831
  • Eunectes murinus Boulenger, 1893
  • Eunectes scytale Stull, 1935
  • [Eunectes murinus] murinus
    Dunn & Conant, 1936
  • Eunectes barbouri
    Dunn & Conant, 1936
  • Eunectes murinus murinus
    – Dunn, 1944

The green anaconda (Eunectes murinus), kent as the common anaconda an watter boa an aw, is a non-venomous boa species foond in Sooth Americae. It is the hiviest an ane o the langest kent extant snake species. The term anaconda eften refers tae this species, tho the term could apply tae ither members o the genus Eunectes an aw.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).