About this object

A short snake with a small head. The back is brick-red to pale brown sometimes with a broken black line along the centre, flanks are paler, being grey to light brown, belly is cream edged with a dark, dotted line. Length up to 43 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    60.67.17
  • Scientific name
    Duberria lutrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SERPENTES LAMPROPHIIDAE
  • Common name
    Common Slug-eater
  • Collector
    John R F Mills
  • Date collected
    1959-12-05
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Uganda: Ankole: Buhweju: Nsika
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Charles R.S. Pitman, 1960
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: S.87; previous number: 1960.67.17
Object view = Natural Science
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