Ahaetulla perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) - Bronze-headed Vine Snake

Subspecies in India

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

 

Taxonomic Information

 

Conservation and Special status

 

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Ahaetulla perroteti - Bronze-headed Vine Snake


Type Locality: East India
Common, known to be distributed in Nilgiri hills and Shola forests in Tamil Nadu (Srinivasulu et al., 2013).

Conservation Status:

 

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


The snake species occurs in grassland patches in Shola forests (Srinivasulu et al., 2013). A decline in the habitat quality has been observed since many years due to conversion of grasslands into Pine, Eucalyptus, Tea and Wattle plantations (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
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Other Notes

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Ahaetulla perroteti (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854) – Bronze-headed 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-perroteti, accessed 2024/05/25.