brown tree snake

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brown tree snake

see boigairregularis.
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This habitat extension may be due to almost total absence of predation by insectivorous birds and mammals as a result of heavy predation of the latter by the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis (Bechsterin) (Squamata: Colubridae).
Population trends and limiting factors in Boiga irregularis.
Otro caso conocido es el ocurrido en la isla Guam, en Micronesia, donde la introduccion accidental de la serpiente Boiga irregularis indujo reducciones y extinciones en poblaciones nativas de la isla, afectando aves, murcielagos y reptiles.
Boiga irregularis Estimated potential economic impact to Hawaii: $29 million to $405 million