Common Snail Eater ( Pareas monticola Cantor, 1839 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Pareas monticola (Cantor, 1839)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Common Slug Snake, Assam Snail-Eater
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Description: 

TBA

Scalation
Head: 
Supralabial 6 or 7; 3rd & 4th or only 4th touches eye or rarely excluded by the suboculars; loreal in good contact with eye; preocular absent; a subocular touches loreal and separating anterior labials from eye, sometime touches postocular; 2 postocular; the lower elongated and extends below the eye ; temporal 2+2 or 2+3;
Dorsal: 
Smooth scales in 15:15:15 rows.
Ventral: 
180-196 (Male), 177-195 (Female).
Sub Caudal: 
79-87 (Male), 69-80 (Female). Hemipenis extends to 15th caudal plate; deeply forked.
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