Species Details

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White-barred Kukri Snake Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Oligodon albocinctus
Family : Colubridae
Order : Squamata
Class : Reptilia
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Forests,tea gardens
Description : White barred kukri is a tubular bodied snake.Dorsally they are brown or red with black edged white or yellowish bars.A white,inverted 'V' mark is present on the head.Ventrally they are white with black spots on scale's edge.Pupils are circular.
They live in tropical forests, tea gardens etc. They are non venomous snake. They eat lizards, small mammals and amphibians.
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 copyright: wikimedia.orgt. more information please contact with us.