About this object

The snake's colouration is olive or brown above with a yellow lateral stripe, bordered below by a dark line between the outer scales and the ventrals. A black stripe on each side of the head passes through the eye, widens or breaks up into spots, separated by bluish-green bands on the nape. The upper lip is yellow, and the lower surface yellowish or greenish. Length up to 120 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    60.211.2
  • Scientific name
    Dendrelaphis pictus (Gmelin, 1788)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Gmelin's Bronzeback
  • Collector
    J R Pippet
  • Date collected
    1960-09-05
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Malaysia: Johore: Kluang
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by J.R. Pippet, 1960
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 4; previous number: 1960.211.2
Object view = Natural Science
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