Oligodon taeniolatus

Oligodon taeniolatus

Oligodon taeniolatus, Streaked kukri snake

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Oligodon taeniolatus

Streaked Kukri Snake (Oligodon taeniolatus) is a species of nonvenomous snake found in Asia. Also known as the Variegated Kukri or the Russell's Kukri. The IUCN lists the species as least concern.

Literature

Literature

  • Bauer, A.M. 2003 On the status of the name Oligodon taeniolatus (Jerdon, 1853) and its long-ignored senior synonym and secondary homonym, Oligodon taeniolatus (Daudin, 1803). Hamadryad 27: 205–213.
  • Boulenger, George A. 1890 The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp.
  • Dotsenko I B 1984 Morphological characters and ecological peculiarities of Oligodon taeniolatus (Serpentes, Colubridae). Vestnik Zoologii 1984 (4): 23-26
  • Jerdon,T.C. 1853 Catalogue of the Reptiles inhabiting the Peninsula of India. Part 2. J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal xxii: 522-534
  • Wall, Frank 1921 Ophidia Taprobanica or the Snakes of Ceylon. Colombo Mus. (H. R. Cottle, govt. printer), Colombo. xxii, 581 pages

Distribution

Geography

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, S. Turkmenistan, E. Iran, Afghanistan, Bangladesh (Sub-species: fasciatus).

Oligodon taeniolatus habitat map
Oligodon taeniolatus habitat map

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References

1. Oligodon taeniolatus Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oligodon_taeniolatus
2. Oligodon taeniolatus on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/164701/5918964

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