rubber boa


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Noun1.rubber boa - boa of grasslands and woodlands of western North Americarubber boa - boa of grasslands and woodlands of western North America; looks and feels like rubber with tail and head of similar shape
boa - any of several chiefly tropical constrictors with vestigial hind limbs
Charina, genus Charina - boas of western North America
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The Rubber Boa, genus Charina (Squamata:Boidae), is composed of a single Miocene species, Charina probottae, that occurs from the early Hemingfordian to the early Hemphillian of western North America (Holman 1979; Parmley and Holman 1995) and a single modern species, Charina bottae that is restricted to the United States west of the Rocky Mountains and in extreme southwestern Canada (Stebbins 1985).
the extinct rubber boa species Charina prebottae, and the extinct colubrid genus and species Texasophis fossilis.
Both ends look alike on rubber boas like this one (right).