Preferred Scientific Name; Acrochordus javanicus. Preferred Common Name; Javan Filesnake. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom. Geographic Range. The Javan wart snake is found on the coastal regions of India and Ceylon, and also across the Indo-Australian islands as far as the. Acrochordus javanicusJavan File Snake, Elephant Trunk Snake. Facebook. Twitter. KingdomAnimaliaanimals. Animalia: information (1) ยท Animalia: pictures.

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WilliamsJeff Boundy Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. The snake captures its prey by folding its body around it, using its prehensile tail and the sharp scales to ensure a firm grip. Positive Their skin can be processed for manufacturing leather goods.

Life is short, but snakes are long: Filesnakes, Wartsnakes, or Elephant Trunksnakes

In the swamps, marshes, streams, and estuaries of northern Australia and southeastern Asia live ancient snakes as thick as your arm, with tongues as thin as a thread, skin as rough as a file, and a disposition as gentle as a lamb.

Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Often the snakes are killed immediately by biting their necks. Large Javan Filesnakes give birth to as many as 52 young at once, although the average is closer to The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Posted by Andrew Durso at A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species.


Acrochordus javanicus (Javan Filesnake)

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. The first several of these breaths oxygenate the blood, acrochorrdus the last one fills the multi-chambered lung. Superclass Gnathostomata jawed vertebrates. Food Habits The Javan wart snake is a carnivore.

Netherlands Journal of Zoology javnaicus It grows as long but at the same size is only about half as heavy-bodied. Genus Acrochordus and species A.

Male filesnakes mature around six years old, females around nine, and years may elapse between consecutive births. The Animal Diversity Web is an acrochirdus resource written largely by and for college students.

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Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: In addition, Little Filesnakes have about twice as much blood as other snakesand this voluminous blood is about twice as thick with red blood cells as even that of other acrrochordus snakes. The female is usually bigger and more powerfully built, with a length of up to eight feet.


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Scale sensillae of the file snake Serpentes: Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order? Journal of Herpetology 9: Unlike other filesnakes, the posterior-most teeth in its lower jaw have sharp edges. Females are bigger than males, and the maximum total length including tail of an individual is 2. Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek.

Find more photos by Google images search: Geographic Range The Javan wart snake is found on the coastal regions of India and Ceylon, and also across the Indo-Australian islands as far as the Solomons. Snakes and lizards from Queensland and javanixus Northern Territory.