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Distribution

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Continent: Asia
Distribution: India (Assam; Arunachal Pradesh (Miao “ Changlang district, Chessa, Chimpu, Itanagar “ Papum Pare district) [A. Captain, pers. comm.]), Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar (= Burma), Thailand, N West Malaysia, China (westward to Yunnan, incl. Hong Kong and Hainan) Type locality. œGamboja, now Cambodia.
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Oligodon cinereus

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Oligodon cinereus, the ashy kukri snake, ashy kukri snake, black cross-barred kukri snake, golden kukri snake, or Günther's kukri snake, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae.[1][3]

Description

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Nasal divided; portion of rostral seen from above as long as its distance from tho frontal or a little shorter; suture between the internasals usually shorter than that between the prefrontals: frontal as long as its distance from the end of the snout, as long as the parietals; loreal usually longer than deep; preocular single, usually with a small subocular below, between the third and fourth labials ; one or two postoculars ; temporals 1+2; upper labials 8, fourth and fifth entering the eye, 3 or 4 lower labials in contact with the anterior chin-shields; posterior chin-shields one half or loss than one half the size of the anterior. Scales in 17 rows. ventrals 160-l8O (196); anal undivided; subcaudals 34–39. Pale brown, purplish or reddish above; markings on the head very indistinct; uniform above and below. Total length 30 inches; tail 3.[4]

Distribution

Oligodon cinereus occurs in Northeast India (Assam; Arunachal Pradesh), Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Peninsular Malaysia, and southern China (including Hong Kong and Hainan).[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Stuart, B.L. (2010). "Oligodon cinereus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T177409A7431518. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T177409A7431518.en.
  2. ^ Günther, A. 1864 The Reptiles of British India. London (Taylor & Francis), xxvii + 452 pp.
  3. ^ a b Oligodon cinereus at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 22 August 2019.
  4. ^ Boulenger, George A. 1890 The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp. (Part under Simotes violaceus)
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Oligodon cinereus: Brief Summary

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Oligodon cinereus, the ashy kukri snake, ashy kukri snake, black cross-barred kukri snake, golden kukri snake, or Günther's kukri snake, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae.

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