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RE: Rubber Boa and Rosy Boa

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Posted by: CKing at Fri Jun 13 12:39:40 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by CKing ]  
   

>>You'd probably have to delve into the old world sand boas, I imagine.>>

I saved several of the papers dealing with snake phylogeny, I think I need to dig them out to see which species is probably a good candidate as outgroup to both the rubber and rosy boas. Eryx reinhardtii may not be a good candidate. It may only be convergently similar to the rubber and rosy boas, or else their similarities are plesiomorphic.


   

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