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green keelback

Marcopisthodon plumbiclor


Total length males 600 mm, females 810; tail length males 120 mm, females 130 mm.Head scalation consists of 10-11(12) upper labials, the first partially or completely fused to the nasal. Head scales small, subequal, feebly imbricate, smooth or weakly keeled. The supraoculars are narrow, occasionally enlarged and undivided with 8-12 interocular scales between them. Temporal scales smooth. Midbody has 21 (rarely 19) longitudinal scale rows. The ventral scales are 155-166 in males, 152-176 in females. The subcaudals are paired, 60-72 in males, 49-66 in females. The hemipenes are without spines.Color pattern: green above, the side of the head below the eyes is yellow, white or pale green, much lighter than rest of head. The belly is green, yellowish or white below. A light ventrolateral stripe is present in all males, but absent in females. The end of tail is not mottled brown.


Found in northern India (Assam), Nicobar Islands, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, southern China (Fukien, Hainan, Kwangsi, Kwangtung), Hong Kong, West Malaysia, Indonesia


it is a very fast snake.

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Green Keelback
Marcopisthodon plumbiclor Green Keelback | Macropisthodon plumbicolor | Indian Animals

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sriyaprasanna 8 years ago

I will get back to you.

harsuame 8 years ago

Espectacular que se ria la comida:: WoW :::mas grande que ella si fue grandiosa captura buen disparo::

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Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on May 5, 2009
Submitted on Aug 14, 2012

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