Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Boa Constrictor Boa constrictor

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Boidae [family]
Boa [genus] (1)
constrictor [species]

Classification

Boidae [family]
Boa [genus] (1)
constrictor [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Notes on presence status Since 1999 Boa constrictors are found as stray and vagrant individuals on Aruba, nowadays they have become established and can be found all over the island. On St. Maarten only stray and vagrant individuals have been found.

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