About this object

Greyish above with a series of large, rounded or oval, dark brown blotches along the centre of the back, accompanied on either flank by a separate row of more or less distinct dark spots. Underside grey-white with dark freckles and spots which tend to be concentrated towards the tail. Length up to 90 cm.
PARATYPE

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    2003.47.5
  • Scientific name
    Pseudoboodon sandfordorum Spawls
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES COLUBRIDAE
  • Common name
    Sandford’s Ethiopian Snake
  • Collector
    S Spawls
  • Date collected
    2000-06-18
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Shewa
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by S. Spawls, 2003
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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