Glossy-bellied Racer ( Platyceps ventromaculatus Gray, 1834 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Platyceps ventromaculatus (Gray, 1834)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Hardwicke's Rat Snake
Gujarati: 
ચળકતા પેટાળની ધામણ
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Description: 

TBA

Scalation
Head: 
Rostral as broad as high or little higher; separates internasals anteriorly; supralabial 8 or 9; 5th & 6th in contact with eyes; 6th highest; loreal ; preocular 2; postocular 2 or 3; temporal 2+3. Maxillary teeth 14-15
Dorsal: 
Smooth scales in 19:19:13/15 rows.
Ventral: 
195-209 (Male), 199-213 (Female); angulated laterally.
Sub Caudal: 
108-115 (Male), 97-106 (Female); paired; anal divided. Hemipenis extends to 10th caudal plate.
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