About this object

Extremely slender, whip-like snake with characteristic large eyes with keyhole-shaped pupils. Back is light green, greyish or brown and may be marked with light spots and dark bars. a black speckled reddish band extends from the snout through the eye to the rear of the head. Length up to 1.8 m.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    59.96.17
  • Scientific name
    Thelotornis kirtlandii (Hallowell, 1844)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Northern Vine Snake
  • Collector
    M Barrett
  • Date collected
    1950
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Uganda: Toro
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by Charles R.S. Pitman, 1959
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1959.96.17; Collector Number: R.3880
Object view = Natural Science
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