Cuban Boa

Common names: Cuban boa, Cuban tree boa.

Epicrates angulifer is a boid species found mainly in Cuba. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Found in Cuba and adjacent islands, including Isla de la Juventud, the Archipiélago de los Canarreos (Cayo Cantiles), the Archipiélago de los Colorados off the northern coast of Pinar del Río, the Archipiélago de Sabana-Camagüey (Cayo Guajaba and Cayo Sant María). Also found in the Bahamas. The type locality given is "Cuba."

This species is classified as Lower Risk (LR, now described as NT), but is close to qualifying for Vulnerable (VU), on the IUCN Red List of threatened species (v2.3, 1994). Year assessed: 1996.

Habitats: Tropical dry forest, scrub forest.