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Blunthead Tree Snake

Imantodes gemmistratus


Light-brown snake with large, irregular vertebral bands along body that continue down to venter. Extremely thin, vertically compressed body. Enlarged head and eyes. Large vertebral scales are wider (to a varying degree) than lateral scales. Arboreal. 90 cm


Found in garden. 1100 MASL

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Jessie Aguilar
Jessie Aguilar a year ago

Gracias! 馃挌

Finca Los Brazos
Finca Los Brazos a year ago

Great foto

Felicidades por obtener el SOTW , bien merecido , excelente especie y maravillosa fotograf铆a.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Interesting description... it looks horizontally or laterally compressed to me.

Great shot Jessie,congrats on the well deserved SOTW and thanks for sharing

Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra a year ago

Beautiful snake, congrats!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

A wonderful SOTW. Congratulations, Jessie.

Tukup a year ago

Congratulations Jessie on the SOTW. Nice foto of a nice looking snake.

Congratulations on SOTD and for spotting this beautiful snake!

Ornithoptera80 a year ago

congrats, well deserved

Brian38 a year ago

Congratulations, Jessie Aguilar. This is such a well-deserving SOTW!

MichaelS a year ago

Hi Jessie Aguilar,

Congrats, your spotting has been voted Spotting of the Week! Rangers appreciated you highlighting such a special snake with only one other observation on Project Noah. Your spotting includes an excellent photo of this snake in motion!

MichaelS a year ago

Great spotting, Jessie!

Here is Aaron_G's spotting of this snake in Panama :)

Ornithoptera80 a year ago


Jessie Aguilar
Jessie Aguilar a year ago

Thank you so much! I really aprecciate the nomination and the kind words.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

That's an excellent spotting, Jessie. Congrats on your nomination.

AshleyT a year ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Tukup a year ago

Nice shot Jessie. Very similar to the Imantodes we have here in Ecuador. Thanks for sharing.

Jessie Aguilar
Jessie Aguilar a year ago

Thank you all 馃挌

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

Interesting eyes, almost lizard-like. Great photo & spotting ! Thanks.

We like your spotting. Thank you for sharing!

SukanyaDatta a year ago

What a great shot...congratulations and thank you for sharing.

Machi a year ago

Awesome spotting!

Jessie Aguilar
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Jessie Aguilar

Cedral, Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Dec 10, 2019
Submitted on Jan 14, 2020

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