Many-banded Cat Snake
Mildly Venomous
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Family: Colubridae
Genus: Boiga
Common name: Many-banded Cat Snake, Himalayan Cat Snake, Many-banded Tree Snake
Scientific name: Boiga multifasciata (Blyth, 1861)
Species: B. multifasciata
Adults: 0.60 m
Maximum: 1160mm (46in)
Toxin: Neurotoxic

Region: It is found in India (Himachal Pradesh up to Sikkim), Nepal and Bhutan.

Description: Small to medium length, slightly compressed, medium bodied snake with a moderately long tail. Can grow to a maximum of about 1.16 metres. Head distinct from neck with a rounded snout. Eyes are large in size with vertically elliptical pupils. Dorsal scales are smooth with single apical pits. The vertebral series is not strongly enlarged. Ventral's are laterally angulate.
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