Can be identified by checking triangular head, broader than neck, Y shaped light color mark on top of the head, vertical pupil, brown dorCan be identified by checking triangular head broader than neck, Y shaped light color mark on the top of head, verticle pupil, brown dorsal marked with black & white irregular markings. sal marked with black & white irregular markings.
Average length- 70cm.
Maximum length- 125cm.
Medium length, thin and laterally flattened body. Scales smooth and long in shape; top dosral scales are larger than side scales. Dorsal colour grayish-brown with black, dark brown and white markings in a zigzag manner. These patterns may be in dense form according to regional morphology.
Belly color white or yellow with dark brown or blackish spots on the each edge of many scales. Subcaudal scales paired in a zig-zag manner.
Head triangular with rounded edges; clearly broader than neck. The head has more shiny scales than dorsal area. An specific marking of "Y" or Gamma shaped marking is present at the top of head which starts from the middle of eyes and cover the posterior region of upper lips. Large brown colored eyes have vertical pupil, these give appearance of Cat's eyes and so the name Cat snake.
Long and thin tail typically like other tree snakes with a pointed tip. Dorsal body patterns found in faint form or may be absent.