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Bridle Snake



Not great photos as this snake was on an overhead rafter, but I would be interested to get an ident as it was in a friends kitchen. The head was black and then grey with black blotches on it's back plus some other markings that were difficult to see and a a cream underbelly. Approx 60cms long and a bit thicker than a pencil

2 Species ID Suggestions

bridle snake
Dryocalamus sp Dryocalamus
Scarce Bridal Snake
Dryocalamus gracilis Dryocalamus gracilis | The Reptile Database

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VivBraznell 8 years ago

Thanks Gopal. I've editted the spotting and taken a look at your suggestions .. both look similar as you say ..............

Gopal murali
Gopal murali 8 years ago

ya D.gracillis is not found in should be Dryocalamus subannulatus or Dryocalamus davisonii both looks similar scale counts may confirm the species but its Dryocalamus for sure

VivBraznell 8 years ago

Thank you for the ident CherryBarb & Gopal.
Wiki states - 'Scarce Bridal Snake Dryocalamus gracilis is a species of snake found in South India and Sri Lanka'. There is no mention of Thailand

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Spotted on May 29, 2012
Submitted on May 29, 2012

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