Erythrolamprus aesculapii (Linnaeus, 1766)

Citeli, Nathalie, Hamdan, Breno & Guedes, Thais, 2016, Snake richness in urban forest fragments from Niteroi and surroundings, state of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil, Biodiversity Data Journal 4, pp. 7145-7145: 7145

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Erythrolamprus aesculapii (Linnaeus, 1766)


Erythrolamprus aesculapii (Linnaeus, 1766)  

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Conservation status

Least Concern


Recorded in forested areas of the Atlantic Forest. Municipality of Niterói. State of Rio de Janeiro. Brazil


It is terrestrial, diurnal and feeds on vertebrates (amphisbaena, snakes and eventually lizards) (Fig. 18)