About this object

Snake characterized by thin, elongated body, with extremely long tail and a sharply triangular shaped head. They are primarily green in color, but can vary quite a bit to yellows, oranges, greys, and browns. They can have black and/or white patterning, or can be solid in colour.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1961.2.17
  • Scientific name
    Ahaetulla fasciolata (Fischer, 1885)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Speckle-headed Whipsnake
  • Collector
    J R Pippet
  • Date collected
    1961-01-12
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Malaysia: Johore: Kluang
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by J.R. Pippet, 1961
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 12
Object view = Natural Science
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