About this object

Medium-sized, fairly slim snake. Colour very variable, commonest form usually brown with a pair of lines on each side of the head, one through the eye, the other along the cheek, these may extend along the body to various extent. Other colour forms include olive-grey, light yellow, orange, grey or black. Length up to 120 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1962.50.4
  • Scientific name
    Lamprophis fuliginosus (Boie, 1827)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Brown House Snake
  • Collector
    John R F Mills
  • Date collected
    1962-01-11
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Uganda: Ankole: Nyabushozi: Kekoti
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Purchased from John R.F. Mills, 1962
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: S.366
Object view = Natural Science
Have 20 place tagsPage load time: 46 ms