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Bronze-backed
Tree Snake

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Bronze-backed Tree Snake

Dendrelaphis tristis

Common Bronzeback is the most widespread Dendrelaphis species of India which is the only species of genus in most of the parts of Indian mainland. It can be easily identified by checking a rounded whitish spot on the top of head, very thin body which shows sky blue dots on dorsal surface and most of the side dorsal & belly of yellowish-white color.

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Regional Names
  • Assamese:
    কাৰ্শলা সাপ
  • Gujarati:
    તાંબાપીઠ
  • Kannada:
    ಮರದ ಹಾವು, ಕಂಚುಬೆನ್ನಿನ ಹಾವು
  • Malayalam:
    കോമൺ ബ്രോൺസ്ബാക്ക് ട്രീ സ്നേക്ക്
  • Marathi:
    रुका
  • Tamil:
    கொம்பேறி மூக்கன்
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Taxanomy

SQUAMATA
COLUBRIDAE
Dendrelaphis tristis

Venom Status

Non Venomous

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