About this object

Large, robust snake. Adults living in western areas are yellowish-brown or greyish above with four dark stripes extending from the neck to the tail, young and adults in eastern areas are greyish with large dark markings along the back or lines of small, dark spots along the flanks. Length up to 2.5 m.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    60.101.4
  • Scientific name
    Elaphe quatuorlineata (Lacepede, 1789)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Four-lined Rat Snake
  • Collector
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Purchased from the Liverpool Aquarium Company, 1960
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1960.101.4
Object view = Natural Science
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