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Checkered Keelback

Xenochrophis Piscator

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Spotted in the water taking a sun bath !! Help me ID this and also mention if this species is venomous or non venomous. My 11 year old son is thrilled with this encounter and curious to know more about it. Thanks in advance. Regards - Brian

1 Species ID Suggestions

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago
Checkered keelback
Xenochrophis piscator Snakes 3


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11 Comments

ideaexchange
ideaexchange 7 years ago

Thank you Tiz and Sachin for your patience!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Right they are non venomous, Ref.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checkered_k...

ideaexchange
ideaexchange 7 years ago

Checkered Keelback, non venomous is this correct? Please advise so that I can update this spotting?

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

here is similar one, not clear pictures just for ref. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/140...

ideaexchange
ideaexchange 7 years ago

Anyone else with a more firm ID on this species please. Regards and Thanks Brian

ideaexchange
ideaexchange 7 years ago

Injica, I spotted it in a flowing stream of water in a forest range

injica
injica 7 years ago

Btw did you find it in a river or in the ocean?

ideaexchange
ideaexchange 7 years ago

Thank you Tiz !! Appreciate your inputs. Regards - Brian

Tiz
Tiz 7 years ago

They seem to come in many different shades and the spots are either there or not there. I would not bet my life on this ID suggestion, so pls dont bet yours :) But f it is this one, it is non poisonous.

ideaexchange
ideaexchange 7 years ago

Spotted in the water taking a sun bath !! Help me ID this and also mention if this species is venomous or non venomous. My 11 year old son is thrilled with this encounter and curious to know more about it. Thanks in advance. Regards - Brian

ideaexchange
ideaexchange 7 years ago

Can someone help id this please ?? Thanks in advance - Brian

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Goa, India

Spotted on Jul 15, 2013
Submitted on Jul 15, 2013

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