Sunbeam Snake ( Xenopeltis unicolor Boie, 1827 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Xenopeltis unicolor (Boie, 1827)
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Distribution: 
In India this Sunbeam Snake is known only from Nicobar Islands.
Family: 
Description: 

TBA

Scalation
Head: 
Supralabial 8; 4th & 5th in contact with eyes; loreal absent; preocular 1; postocular 2; temporal 2+3; a large interparietal scale present between parietals.
Dorsal: 
Smooth scales in 15:15:15 rows.
Ventral: 
(164) 171-196; anal divided.
Sub Caudal: 
24-31; paired.
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