Species Details


Darjeeling Snail-eater Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pareas margaritophorus
Family : Pareidae
Order : Squamata
Class : Reptilia
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Forests,Lowlands
Description : Darjeeling Snail-eater are small snakes with grey or brown body and a characterishtic orange or yellow band on the neck. Their head is blunt and body is scattered with black spots. The underside is pale.
description written by: Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka ; information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015,www.www.ecologyasia.com; photo credit:kkchome(www.inaturalist.org/people/kkchome), photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us