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Epicrates monensis, known commonly as the Mona boa, is a species of snake in the Boidae family. It is endemic to the West Indies.
Epicrates monensis Wikipedia
Epicrates monensis is found in the West Indies, around Mona Island and Cayo Diablo near Puerto Rico, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, and in the British Virgin Islands: Tortola, Great Camanoe, Necker, and Virgin Gorda.
Two subspecies are recognized, including the nominotypical subspecies.Epicrates monensis granti Stull, 1933
Epicrates monensis monensis Zenneck, 1898
The subspecific name, granti, is in honor of American herpetologist Chapman Grant.