About this object

Small snake with flat head and rather long tail. Colour: brown, red-brown or pinkish, sometimes uniform but normally a white band is present on the snout which extends along the side of the head past the eye. Some have double row of dark spots along the back. Length up to 60 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Lycophidion ornatum Parker, 1936
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Ornate Wolf Snake
  • Collector
    J R F Mills
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Uganda: Kigezi District: Mount Muhabura: Bufumbira
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Charles R.S. Pitman, 1961
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: S.78
Object view = Natural Science
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