About this object

Usually a shade of yellow-brown or grey-brown above with pattern of three straight-edged brown bands extending along the length of the body, the central band originates from an arrow-shaped mark on top of the head. Underside white or yellowish with dark spots or streaks arranged in distinct longitudinal rows. Length up to 95 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Pseudoboodon lemniscatus (Dumeril & Bibron, 1854)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Banded Snake
  • Collector
    S Hillman
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Addis Ababa
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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