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White-Lipped Keelback

Belonging to the natricine snake family, the White-Lipped Keelback is a species found in parts of south-east Asian countries.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Colubridae
    Subfamily Natricinae
    Genus Amphiesma
    Scientific Name A. leucomystax

    Length 23.4 in
    Color Bright yellow-white stripe sweeping along the head with red dots covering the body
    Distribution Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos
    Habitat Lowland, upland, montane evergreen monsoon forests near streams in mixed pine and dipterocarp forests
    Diet Frogs and other smaller animals
    Venom Fact Non-venomous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status LC

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    Published on December 18th 2016 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 10th June 2019.

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