About this object

Usually a shade of brown or olive-grey above, although occasionally yellow or orange. Usually two pale lines on each side of the head, one passing through the eye, the other across the cheek, these my continue to a variable extent along the body. Underside white, cream or greyish. Length up to 150 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1991.115.9
  • Scientific name
    Lamprophis fuliginosus (Boie, 1827)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES LAMPROPHIIDAE
  • Common name
    Brown House Snake
  • Collector
    R J Timmins
  • Date collected
    1990-09-23
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Nachisar National Park
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by the Cambridge University Expedition per J.W. Duckworth, 1991
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 27
Object view = Natural Science
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