Ashy kukri snake
In Thai: งูปี่แก้วลายกระ, ngu pbi gaeow lai ga
Binomial name: Oligodon cinereus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1864
Günther's Kukri Snake or Ashy Kukri Snake Oligodon cinereus is a species of snake.
Nasal divided; portion of rostral seen from above as long as its distance from tho frontal or a little shorter; suture between the internasals usually shorter than that between the prefrontals: frontal as long as its distance from the end of the snout, as long as the parietals; loreal usually longer than deep; preocular single, usually with a small subocular below, between the third and fourth labials ; one or two postoculars ; temporals 1+2; upper labials 8, fourth and fifth entering the eye, 3 or 4 lower labials in contact with the anterior chin-shields; posterior chin-shields one half or loss than one half the size of the anterior. Scales in 17 rows. ventrals 160-l8O (196); anal undivided; subcaudals 34-39. Pale brown, purplish or reddish above; markings on the head very indistinct; uniform above and below. Total length 30 inches; tail 3.
India (Assam; Arunachal Pradesh (Miao - Changlang district, Chessa, Chimpu), Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar (= Burma), Thailand, N West Malaysia, Borneo China (westward to Yunnan, incl. Hong Kong and Hainan).
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- Oligodon cinereus
- German: Graue Kukrinatter
- Günther's kukri snake
- Ashy kukri snake
- Thai: งูปี่แก้วลายกระ, ngu pbi gaeow lai ga
- Oligodon cinereus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
- Oligodon cinereus, Bryan L. Stuart et al. (2006)
- Oligodon cinereus, Indraneil Das (1996)
- Oligodon swinhonis tamdaoensis, Liu et Hu et al. (1973)
- Oligodon cinereus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1940)
- Holarchus violaceus tamdaoensis, René Léon Bourret (1935)
- Holarchus violaceus swinhonis, R. Mell (1931)
- Holarchus dolleyanus, Edward Drinker Cope (1895)
- Simotes violaceus, George Albert Boulenger (1890)
- Simotes semifasciatus, John Anderson (1871)
- Simotes multifasciatus, Giorgio Jan (1865)
- Simotes swinhonis, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
- Simotes cinereus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)