Boiga irregularis (Merrem, 1802)

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Description: Large, slender snake, slightly flattened from the side with a broad bulbous head distinct from the narrow neck, long prehensile tail. Eastern specimens are pale brown to reddish-brown above with numerous dark blotches, sometimes in narrow crossbands, there is a western form which is cream to light reddish-brown with numerous reddish-brown crossbands. Length up to 2 m.

Large, slender snake, slightly flattened from the side with a broad bulbous head distinct from the narrow neck, long prehensile tail. Eastern specimens are pale brown to reddish-brown above with numerous dark blotches, sometimes in narrow crossbands, there is a western form which is cream to light reddish-brown with numerous reddish-brown crossbands. Length up to 2 m.

Place collected: Oceania: Australia: Queensland: Toogoolawah
Measurements: not recorded
Type: REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE

Note: Ex Queensland Museum, Brisbane
Accession no: 58.102.4
Other number(s): J.9822 [Collection Number]; 1958.102.4 [previous number]

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