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Snakes

Beddome's
Keelback

Least Concern

Unknown

Beddome's Keelback

Amphiesma beddomei

Brown above; a series of yellow spots, each between two black spots or short transverse bands, along each side of the back; upper labials yellowish with black sutures; a yellow, black-edged, oblique streak from the eye to the gape; a yellow band across the nape, behind the parietals, becoming indistinct with age; belly white, closely dotted with brown on the sides.

Nilgiri Keelback

Regional Names
  • Hindi:
    पश्चिम घाटीय ढोरिया
  • Kannada:
    ಬೆಡ್ಡೋಮಿ ಬೆನ್ನೆಣುಹಾವು
  • Marathi:
    लाल डोक्याची नानेटी
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Taxanomy

SQUAMATA
NATRICIDAE
Amphiesma beddomei

Venom Status

Non Venomous

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