Long-nosed Thread Snake ( Myriopholis macrorhyncha Jan, 1860 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Myriopholis macrorhyncha (Jan, 1860)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Large Beaked Thread Snake, Hook-snouted Worm Snake
Photographs: 
Distribution: 
Distribution in India not revised. Likely to be occur in Rajasthan, Punjab and probably in other desert/semi-deserts. One of the most widely distributed Thread Snake which is found from Asia (India as eastern most limit) to Africa.
Description: 

Average length- 10cm

Maximum length- 16cm

Habitat: 
Sandy lands of dry savanna, deserts and semi-deserts.