About this object

Fairly slender snake, well defined head with fairly large eyes. Back has series of large, closely spaced spots, often blackish or dark brown with black edge, flanks have one or more rows of smaller dark spots, ground colour olive, yellowish or reddish, belly yellow, orange or red, usually with dark spots. Length up to 150 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.242
  • Scientific name
    Coluber hippocrepis Linnaeus, 1758
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Horseshoe Racer
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    unrecorded
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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