Khasi Hills Trinket Snake ( Rhadinophis frenatus Gray, 1853 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Rhadinophis frenatus (Gray, 1853)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Chinese Green Ratsnake, Rein Snake
Photographs: 
Adult
Distribution: 
Family: 
Description: 

Total length- Can grow up to 150 cm.

Scalation
Head: 
Supralabial 8 or 9; 3rd to 5th or 4th to 6th in contact with eyes; loreal fused with prefrontal hence absent; preocular 1; postocular 2; temporal 1+2, 2+2 or 2+3.
Dorsal: 
Lightly keeled in adults; in 19:19(17):17(15/13) rows.
Ventral: 
198-235 with strong lateral keels.
Sub Caudal: 
118-149; anal divided; paired.
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