About this object

The snake can reach a length of 180 cm but is usually closer to 140 cm. The males are usually thinner than females but are more colourful, ranging from a reddish shade or bright chestnut brown, to a shiny bronze color. The females are usually dull-coloured, and more stout-bodied than the males.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Dendrelaphis caudolineatus (Gray, 1834)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Striped Bronzeback
  • Collector
    J R Pippet
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Malaysia: Johore
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by J.R. Pippet, 1961
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 14
Object view = Natural Science
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