About this object

Its body is long, and extremely slender. A thick, black stripe extends from the tip of the snout, through the eye, to some distance along the upper flank. The top of the head is brown, and this continues as a broad, brown stripe which extends along the length of the vertebral line. The flanks along the anterior half of the body are bright pale green to yellow-green.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1961.187.22
  • Scientific name
    Dendrelaphis formosus (Boie, 1827)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Elegant Bronzeback
  • Collector
    J R Pippet
  • Date collected
    1961-02-20
  • 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: 7
Object view = Natural Science
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