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Sightings arranged by: Taxonomy Location Date Scientific Name
Oxyrhopus formosus — Yellow-headed Calico Snake
Also known as:
Formosa False Coral Snake
This brilliantly colored snake was stretched across a branch about ten feet directly above the trail.
Here is a complete list of the herps I saw in the wild on my 2014 MT Amazon Expeditions trip.
- Oxyrhopus formosus account on The Reptile Database
- Bartlett, R.D., and Bartlett, P. 2003. Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon: An Ecotourist's Guide
- Duellman, W.E. 2005. Cusco Amazónico: The Lives of Amphibians and Reptiles in an Amazonian Rainforest