About this object

Olive-brown, grey-brown or reddish above, usually with one or two dark crossbars on the head followed by a series of narrow transverse bars on the neck and back which gradually transform into longitudinal rows of rounded blotches. Underside white, yellowish or bright red. Length up to 1 m.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    2006.14.10
  • Scientific name
    Platyceps florulentus (Geoffroy, 1827)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Flowered Racer
  • Collector
    Kayhan Ostovar
  • Date collected
    2005/11/06
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by the Scientific Exploration Society, 2006
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collector Number: KO 5041
Object view = Natural Science
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