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Indian snakes An elementary treatise on ophiology with a descriptive catalogue of the snakes found in India and the adjoining countries by Edward Nicholson

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Published by Higginbotham in Madras .
Written in English


  • Snakes -- India.

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Pagination188 p.
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24168540M

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Indian Snakes. 1, likes 17 talking about this. About Indian SnakesFollowers: K. Ptyas mucosa, commonly known as the oriental ratsnake, Indian rat snake, 'darash' or dhaman, ghora pachar(घोड़ा पछाड़)is a common species of colubrid snake found in parts of South and Southeast s are large snakes. Typical mature total length is around to m (4 ft 11 in to 6 ft 5 in) though specimens exceeding 2 m (6 ft 7 in) are not : Colubridae. The Indian subcontinent is one of the world's hotspots for snake biodiversity. However, the study of this fascinating fauna has long been hampered by the lack of an accessible field guide. For the last 60 years, anyone interested in Indian snakes had only one comprehensive source: Malcolm Smith's Fauna of British India, volume III, published in /5(4). This book presents a field guide to the snakes of India. It describes various species of Indian snakes, venomous and non-venomous, and makes easy identification possible through clear photographs. It also has general facts about snakes, symptoms of and remedies for snakebite, and provides a Reviews: 1.

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Red Sand Boa, Indian Red Sand Boa Persian Red Sand Boa 47 Eryx whitakeri DAS, * Whitaker’s Boa Superfamily: COLUBROIDEA (CAENOPHIDIA) Family-COLUBRIDAE Subfamily-AHAETULLINAE (Ar boreal snakes including Vine Snakes, Bronzebacks and Flying Snakes) 48 Ahaetulla anomala ANNANDALE, Variable Coloured Vine Snake, Eastern Vine SnakeFile Size: KB. Nicholson, Edward () Indian snakes. An elementary treatise on ophiology with a descriptive catalogue of the snakes found in India and the adjoining. About this book. Snakes of India: The Field Guide concisely describes more than species of snakes, both venomous and non venomous. Many of the species covered are also found in Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. From the Jacket:This book presents a field guide to the snakes of India. It is intended to create and further an interest in Indian snakes. it describes concisely thirty of the common species of Indian snakes, venomous and nonvenomous, and makes easy identification possible through clear photographs. The main text provides a key and an authoritative account of size, distribution, habits.