Species Details


Zaw’s Wolf Snake Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Lycodon zawi
Family : Colubridae
Order : Squamata
Class : Reptilia
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Mixed evergreen forests,streams,bamboo forest patch
Description : The zawi species displays a brownish-black hue with white crossbands, while its underside features a cream-colored appearance. Its total length, which includes its tail, can reach up to 48 cm or 19 inches.
The Zaw's wolf snake was found inhabiting forests and areas near streams situated at elevations below 500 m (1,600 ft).
The primary diet of zawi mainly consists of small lizards, including skinks and geckos.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka ; information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015,Slowinski et al., 2001; photo credit:vinaygogula(www.inaturalist.org/people/vinaygogula), photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us.