Dasypeltis scabra (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Description: Large snake, with small, elongated head with a rounded snout and quite short tail. Back is grey, brownish-grey or olive-brown with a series of dark blotches flanked by narrow, dark transverse bars. Top of head has two V-shaped marks with another on the neck. Length up to 1.2 m.

Large snake, with small, elongated head with a rounded snout and quite short tail. Back is grey, brownish-grey or olive-brown with a series of dark blotches flanked by narrow, dark transverse bars. Top of head has two V-shaped marks with another on the neck. Length up to 1.2 m.

Place collected: Africa: Eastern Africa: Uganda: Ankole
Measurements: not recorded
Type: REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE

Accession no: 60.51.2
Other number(s): S.21 [Collection Number]; 1960.51.2 [previous number]

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