Species Details

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Bamboo Trinket Snake Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Oreocryptophis porphyraceus
Family : Colubridae
Order : Squamata
Class : Reptilia
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Red Bamboo Snake,Black-banded Trinket Snake
Habitat : Mixed evergreen forests,hilly forests with low vegetation
Description : Bamboo trinket snake is a slender bodied snake.Dorsally they can be of various shades of red or orange with black lines.Ventrally they are whitish.Head appears small and squarish.Pupils are circular.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka ; information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, George A et al. 1890.; photo credit:Yinan Chen(www.inaturalist.org/people/Yinan Chen), photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us.