Looks close to Common Wolf. In Lycodon zawi (Lycodon zawi) loreal scale does not touch internasal while in Lycodon aulicus (Common Wolf) loreal always in contact with internasal. Bands in Lycodon zawi are lesser in number which do not spread on side dorsals. Head of Locodon aulicus is more flatter and in most cases, the bandIn L. zawi loreal scale does not touch internasal while in Common Wolf Snake (L. aulicus) loreal always in contact with internasal. Bands in L. zawi are lesser in number which do not spread on side dorsals. Head of L. aulicus is more flattened and the band will be present on the neck which are absent in L. zawi. will be present on the neck too.
Average length- 35cm.
Maximum length- 48cm.
Body slender with shiny, subequal and smooth scales. Dorsal colour glossy brown with milky white or yellowish-white cross bands from posterior of neck upto end of tail where they usually become faint.
Belly creamy white with darker edge. Subcaudal scales paired in zig-zag manner.
Head depressed and broader than neck. Upper lip color brown or lighter than dorsal color. Eyes entirely black with vertically elliptical pupil.
Normal length tail with faint bands; ends with pointed tip.