Boa constrictor ortonii

One of only two boas named after people, and one of 3 subspecies found within Peru.  Ortonii makes its home in Northwestern Peru.

Taxonomic data: Cope 1878; scale count 57-72 dorsal rows; 246-252 ventrals; 46-59 subcaudals.



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