Supriya Ghosh

Eirenis

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Serpentes
Subfamily  Colubrinae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Family  Colubridae
Scientific name  Eirenis
Higher classification  Colubrinae
Order  Scaled reptiles
Eirenis Eirenis medus The Reptile Database
Lower classifications  Eirenis modestus, Roth's Dwarf Racer

Snake eirenis modestus


Eirenis is a genus of Old World snakes in the family Colubridae.

Contents

Eirenis modestus hunts and eats crickets


Species

The genus Eirenis contains the following 20 described species:

Eirenis Eirenis coronelloides The Reptile Database
  • Eirenis africanus (Boulenger, 1914)
  • Eirenis aurolineatus (Venzmer, 1919)
  • Eirenis barani J.F. Schmidtler, 1988 – Baran's dwarf racer
  • Eirenis collaris (Ménétries, 1832) – collared dwarf racer
  • Eirenis coronella (Schlegel, 1837) – crowned dwarf racer
  • Eirenis coronelloides (Jan, 1862)
  • Eirenis decemlineatus (A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A.H.A. Duméril, 1854)
  • Eirenis eiselti J.J. Schmidtler & J.F. Schmidtler, 1978 – Eiselt's dwarf racer
  • Eirenis hakkariensis J.F. Schmidtler & Eiselt, 1991
  • Eirenis kermanensis Rajabizadeh et al., 2012
  • Eirenis levantinus J.F. Schmidtler, 1993
  • Eirenis lineomaculatus K.P. Schmidt, 1939
  • Eirenis medus (Chernov, 1940)
  • Eirenis modestus (Martin, 1838) – Asia Minor dwarf racer
  • Eirenis occidentalis Rajabizadeh et al., 2015
  • Eirenis persicus (Anderson, 1872)
  • Eirenis punctatolineatus (Boettger, 1892) – dotted dwarf racer
  • Eirenis rechingeri Eiselt, 1971
  • Eirenis rothii Jan, 1863 – Roth's dwarf racer
  • Eirenis thospitis J.F. Schmidtler & Lanza, 1990

  • Eirenis Eirenis decemlineatus The Reptile Database

    Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Eirenis.

    Distribution

    Eirenis Eirenis collaris photo Reptarium

    Some of the species within this genus have a narrow geographic distribution; for example, Eirenis mcmahoni occurs only within a single ecoregion along the Afghanistan/Pakistan border, which region is known as the Registan-North Pakistan sandy desert.

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    Eirenis Uysal Ylan Anatolian Dwarf Racer Eirenis modestus AdaMerOs

    References

    Eirenis Wikipedia


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