Boulenger G. A. (1894) Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Vol. 2, London: Taylor and Francis.
Das I., Dattagupta B., Gayen N. C. (1998) History and catalogue of reptile types in the collection of the Zoological Survey of India. J. South Asian nat. Hist. Vol. 3 (2): 121-172
David P., Das I., Vogel G. (2011) On some taxonomic and nomenclatural problems in Indian species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae). Zootaxa 2799: 1–14
Green M. D. (2010) Molecular Phylogeny of the Snake Genus Oligodon (Serpentes: Colubridae), with an Annotated Checklist and Key. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto
Harikrishnan S., Vasudevan K., Choudhury B. C. (2010) A review of herpetofaunal descriptions and studies from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, with an updated checklist. Recent Trends in Biodiversity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, pp. 387-398
Sclater W.L. (1891) Notes on a collection of snakes in the Indian Museum, with descriptions of several new species. J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal LX: 230-250
Smith M. A. (1943) The fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma including the whole of The Indo-Chinese Sub-region, Reptilia and Amphibia. Vol 3 Serpentes. Taylor & Francis, London.
Vijayakumar, S. P., David, P. (2006) Taxonomy, natural history, and distribution of the snakes of the Nicobar Islands (India), based on new materials and with an emphasis on endemic species. Russian Journal of Herpetology Vol. 13 (1): 11 – 40
Wallach V., Williams K. L., Boundy J. (2014) Snakes of the World: A catalogue of living and extinct species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.