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Reptilia > Squamata > Serpentes > Colubroidea > Colubridae > Ahaetullinae > Ahaetulla

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

Taxonomic Notes:

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


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Indian and global distribution:
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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).
References:

Reptilia > Squamata > Serpentes > Colubroidea > Colubridae > Ahaetullinae > Ahaetulla


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jangid, A.K. and A. Kamdar. 2021. Ahaetulla dispar (Günther, 1864) – Günther’s Vine Snake. Khandekar, A., P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Reptiles of India, v. 1.25. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.indianreptiles.org/sp/208/Ahaetulla-dispar
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