Amblyodipsas teitana

Amblyodipsas teitana

Amblyodipsas teitana, Taita hills purple-glossed snake, Teitana purple-glossed snake

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Amblyodipsas teitana

Amblyodipsas teitana, also known as the Taita Hills purple-glossed snake or Teitana purple-glossed snake, is a species of venomous rear-fanged snake in the family Lamprophiidae. It is endemic to the Taita Hills in Kenya, and only known from the holotope, a 43 cm (16.9 in) female, first identified as Calamelaps unicolor by Arthur Loveridge in 1936.

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1. Amblyodipsas teitana Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amblyodipsas_teitana
2. Amblyodipsas teitana on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/176273/44766479

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