AMPHIESMA STOLATUM. Buff Striped Keelback. 花浪蛇 (hua1lang4she2). Status: Not Protected. Non-venomous. VIDEOS. Amphiesma stolatum. The buff striped keelback (Amphiesma stolatum) is a species of nonvenomous colubrid snake found across Asia. It is a typically nonaggressive snake that feeds . Amphiesma stolatum (Linnaeus, ) – Striped Keelback. Taxonomic Notes: Photo Gallery; Early stages; Distribution; Identification; Status, Habitat and Habits .
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No problem if you do not know the species, we will do our best to identify it for you. This terrestrial, diurnal snake inhabits well-watered lowland plains and hills .
Anal scale is divided and subcaudals are paired. When alarmed, it inflates its body causing the bright interscale colours to be exposed. Herpetological Review 44 1: For example, basic mode of nutrient uptake autotrophy, heterotrophy, coprophagy, saprophagyposition in food network top predator, primary producer, consumerdiet categorization detritovore, omnivore, carnivore, herbivore.
Report on a collection of Ceylonese serpents. Russian Journal of Herpetology. There are rows of scales, which are strongly keeled except, except those on the flanks. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution aamphiesma, — Purkayastha J. Reports on a collection of batrachia, reptiles and fish from Nepal and the western Himalayas. Please help us improving our species range maps.
Amphiesma stolatum Buff-striped Keelback Diet.
Feeds mainly on toads and frogs. On threatening inflates its fore body and try to escape quickly. Taxonomic Status of Mabuya multicarinata Gray, Scincidae: Specific taxa are treated under Associations specifying predators or prey and associatedTaxa.
There are two distinct colour varieties — a typical variety, found everywhere, with grayish-blue interscale colour. Describes reproductive physiology and behavior, including mating and life history variables. The rostral touches a total of 6 shields. Two yellow stripes along the length and to the sides of the spine are the distinctive feature of this snake. Amphiesma stolata Cox et al.
The supraocular is moderately well developed forming a ridge above and a short distance anterior to eye. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.
Also feeds on small rodents. Many of its local names convey its innocent nature.
Buff striped keelback
In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Natricine snakes support the Cenozoic Beringian Dispersal Hypothesis. An inventory of amphibian and reptiles from the Barail Wildlife Sanctuary and its surroundi The threats to amphiesms this taxon is subject. Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates.
Other taxa that stolatu, taxon may be confused with, and characters useful for their differentiation. Buff-striped keelback White-striped keelback Thai: Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. Photographic guide to amphiezma and other reptiles of Sri Lanka. Biodiversity Atlas – India is a species-based bioinformatics platform that is voluntarily supported by numerous organisations such as the National Centre for Biological SciencesIndian Foundation for ButterfliesDiversity Indiaand Titli Trust.
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It is perhaps the most common non-venomous species coming under road kills in most of the parts of country. Look like juvenile of Common Trinket Coelognathus helena. It is a typically nonaggressive snake that feeds on frogs and toads.
Ventrals ; anal usually divided.