Oligodon nagao

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Oligodon nagao
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Oligodon
O. nagao
Binomial name
Oligodon nagao
David, Nguyen, Nguyen, Jiang, Chen, Teynié & Ziegler [fr; de], 2012

Oligodon nagao is a species of snakes in the family Colubridae.[1] Specimens have been collected from Lang Son and Cao Bang in northern Vietnam, Guangxi Autonomous Region in southern People's Republic of China, and from Khammouane Province in central Laos PDR.[2]


It has 15 or 17 dorsal scale rows at its mid-body, a short tail which can be up to 107 mm and a body up to 680 mm in length.[3]


Vietnam, Laos, China.[3]


  1. ^ Oligodon nagao at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 14 June 2019.
  2. ^ David, P.; et al. "A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from northern Vietnam, southern China and central Laos" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3702 (3): 233–246. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  3. ^ a b "New species of snake in Vietnam". TalkVietnam. Retrieved October 15, 2012.