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Common
Kukri

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Common Kukri

Oligodon arnensis

Common Kukri is the most widely distributed Kukri Snake (genus Oligodon) found in wide range of forests and lands. Can be identified easily by checking brown dorsal, blackish bands and black arrow shaped markings on head. This is one of the most common semi-fossorial snake found in whole of Indian mainland except North-east states.

Banded Kukri

Regional Names
  • Gujarati:
    સામાન્ય કુકરી
  • Kannada:
    ಕುಕ್ರಿ ಹಾವು
  • Malayalam:
    വരയൻ ചുരുട്ട
  • Marathi:
    कुकरी
  • Tamil:
    எண்ணெய்ப் பனையன்
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Taxanomy

SQUAMATA
COLUBRIDAE
Oligodon arnensis

Venom Status

Non Venomous

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