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Bromeliad Boa

Ungaliophis panamensis


Relatively small snake about 50 cm long, usually are found among epiphytes (bromeliads) In Costa Rica the species is restricted to the lowlands of the Caribbean


Caribbean Lowlands

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Hi Susan, As far as I know this snake is more common in the caribean but also posible to see in the dry forest as well as some areas along the pacific side .

Phil_S 8 years ago

Beautiful snake!

BrendanSmith 8 years ago

SusanFarmer - Several findings of this rare species have been reported from the Pacific lowland moist forests and lower montane area.

SusanFarmer 8 years ago

See the photo I just posted of a small southern bromeliad boa which we found in our driveway in Dominicalito Puntarenas--what do you think it was doing all the way over here?

Thanks Smith´s Zoo

Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

great spot!

So glad you like it, Thanks MANDY

Mandy Hollman
Mandy Hollman 9 years ago

Beautiful! I'm so jealous ;)

Very Cool Alice, the other day I found one of this by my room in a Hotel in Torrtuguero National Park, Nice because this kind of snake is not so easy to find....

Eso mismo creí cuando la encontré (harsuame)

alicelongmartin 9 years ago


harsuame 9 years ago

Grandiosa !!!

This is not a member of the boa Family.....

Jonathan Sequeira
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Jonathan Sequeira

Limón, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 29, 2012
Submitted on Mar 29, 2012

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