Hemirhagerrhis nototaenia (Gunther, 1864)

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Description: A small, slender snake with obvious neck and flattened head. The back is grey to grey-brown with a dark central stripe flanked by a series of black spots forming bands or a zigzag line. The top of the head is black, belly whitish, the tail is pale , the final third being yellow or orange to salmon-pink. Length up to 43 cm.

A small, slender snake with obvious neck and flattened head. The back is grey to grey-brown with a dark central stripe flanked by a series of black spots forming bands or a zigzag line. The top of the head is black, belly whitish, the tail is pale , the final third being yellow or orange to salmon-pink. Length up to 43 cm.

Place collected: Africa; Eastern Africa; United Republic of Tanzania; Liwale
Measurements: not recorded
Type: REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE

Accession no: 59.89.22
Other number(s): 8422 [Collection Number]; 1959.89.22 [previous number]

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