Ahaetulla dispar (Günther, 1864) - Günther’s Vine Snake

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).

 

Taxonomic Information

 

Conservation and Special status

 

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Ahaetulla dispar - Günther’s Vine Snake


Type Locality: Annamalai hills (Tamil Nadu)
Common, known to be distributed from Nilgiri hills (Tamil Nadu) to Cardamom hills (Kerala) (Srinivasulu et al., 2013).

Conservation Status:

 

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


The species occupies fringes of semi-evergreen hill forest and shola patches (Srinivasulu et al., 2013). Habitat conversion into agricultural land and killing by people are major threats to the species (Srinivasulu et al., 2013).

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala22
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total22

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ahaetulla dispar (Günther, 1864) – Günther’s Vine Snake. In Kamdar, A. and K. Kunte. (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. v.1.26. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.indianreptiles.org/ahaetulla-dispar, accessed 2024/02/28.