Beddome’s Keelback ( Hebius beddomei Günther, 1864 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Hebius beddomei (Günther, 1864)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Nilgiri Keelback
Kannada: 
ಬೆಡ್ಡೋಮಿ ಬೆನ್ನೆಣುಹಾವು
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Distribution: 
Venom Type: 
N/A
Family: 
Description: 

TBA

Scalation
Head: 
Supralabial 8 or 9; 3rd to 5th or 4th to 6th in contact with eyes; preocular 1; loreal 1; temporal 1+1, 1+2 or 2+2.
Dorsal: 
Keeled scales in 19 rows at midbody.
Ventral: 
140-150; anal divided.
Sub Caudal: 
62-82; paired.
Diet: 
Feeds on frogs and toads as preferred diet.
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