Species Details

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Spot-tailed Kukri Snake Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Oligodon dorsalis
Family : Colubridae
Order : Squamata
Class : Reptilia
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Bengalese Kukri Snake,Gray’s Kikri Snake
Habitat : Mixed evergreen forests,tea gardens
Description : Spot-tailed kukri is a medium sized snake.Dorsally they can be dark brown with a middorsal black edged cream colored line.Two dark dorsolateral stripes are also present.On ventral side,they are black anteriorly and white or yellow posteriorly.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,www.indiabiodiversity.org; photo credit:Thomas Hardwicke (wikimedia.org), photo copyright: wikimedia.org. more information please contact with us.