The First Captive Breeding of Rare Colubrid Snake Maculophis bellus chapaensis (Bourret, 1934) [Ophidia: Colubridae: Colubrinae] in Terrarium

Sergey A. Ryabov, Nikolai L. Orlov, Ilya S. Korshunov, Thien Tao Nguyen

Abstract


The paper contains data on size of reproducing individuals of Maculophis bellus chapaensis (Bourret, 1934), mating, gravidity, size of eggs and clutches, period of incubation, size and color of newborn snakes, their feeding and growth in terrarium.


Keywords


Maculophis bellus chapaensis; captive breeding; clutch; egg incubation; Lao Cai Province; Vietnam

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2019-18-%25s-80%E2%80%9382

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