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Table 1 Number of students who recognized the species presented on boards

From: Students’ attitudes toward and knowledge about snakes in the semiarid region of Northeastern Brazil

Species present on board images Students (n /%) Male (n) Female (n)
Native species    
Micrurus ibiboca - (Merrem 1820) 96 (89%) 47 49
Boa constrictor - (Linnaeus 1758) 75 (69%) 42 33
Crotalus durissus - (Linaeus 1758) 65 (60%) 38 27
Philodryas olfersii –(Lichtenstein 1823) 62 (57%) 35 27
Oxyrhopus trigemenus -(Duméril, Bibron & Duméril 1854) 54 (50%) 30 24
Boiruna sertaneja - (Zaher 1996) 41 (38%) 24 17
Leptophis ahaetulla- (Linnaeus 1758) 40 (37%) 22 18
Oxybelis aeneus- (Wagler 1824) 39 (36%) 27 12
Liophis viridis- (Gunther 1862) 32 (30%) 16 16
Corallus hortulanus- (Linnaenus 1754) 25 (23%) 16 9
Bothropoides erythomela- (Amaral 1923) 23 (21%) 11 12
Leptodeira annulata- (Linnaeus 1758) 18 (17%) 11 7
Liophis poecilogyrus- (Wied 1825) 16 (15%) 8 8
Epictia borapeliotes- (Vanzolini 1996) 16 (15%) 10 6
Pseudoboa nigra- (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril 1854) 11 (10%) 6 5
Thamndynas teshypoconia- (Cope 1860) 11 (10%) 6 5
Apostepis cearensis- (Gomes 1815) 10 (9%) 7 2
Epicrates assisi- (Machado 1945) 9 (8%) 5 4
Philodryas nattereri- (Steindachner 1870) 7 (6%) 3 4
Pseudoboa nigra- (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril 1854) 3 (3%) 2 1
Xenodon merremii- (Wagler 1824) 2 (2%) 2 0
Thamnodynastes sertanejo- (Bailey, Thomas & Silva-Jr 2005) 2 (2%) 2 0
Exotic species    
Naja siamensis Laurenti 1768 50 (46%) 30 20
Python molurus (Linnaeus 1758) 35 (32%) 20 15
Elaphe guttata Conant & Collins 1991 13 (12%) 8 5
Amphisbaenas    
Amphisbaena alba- (Linnaeus 1758) 65 (60%) 40 25
Amphisbaena cf lumbricalis- (Vanzolini 1996) 17 (16%) 12 5
Amphisbaena vermicularis- (Wagler 1824) 11 (10%) 8 3