Oligodon venustus

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Jerdon's Kukri Snake
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Oligodon
Species: O. venustus
Binomial name
Oligodon venustus
(Jerdon, 1853)

Oligodon venustus, commonly known as Jerdon's Kukri Snake, is a species of snake found in the Western Ghats of India (south of Goa).

References[edit]

  • Boulenger, George A. 1890 The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp.
  • Jerdon, T.C. 1853 Catalogue of the Reptiles inhabiting the Peninsula of India. Part 2. J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal xxii: 522-534 [1853]