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Ahaetulla nasuta

Long Nosed Whip Snake

Venomous 💀💀 Potentially dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 200 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 20 to 30 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • Unknown
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • keyhole shape 
  • Fangs

  • rear-fanged ref
  • Teeth/Fang Length

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Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 2500 meter above sea level (a.s.l.)

Subspecies & Common Names

Ahaetulla nasuta  BENGALI লাউডগা (Lā'uḍagā), CZECH Bičovka Nosatá, DUTCH Langneus Boomslang, Snuffelslang, ENGLISH Common Green Whip Snake, Common Vine Snake, Green Vine Snake, Indian Vine Snake, Long Nosed Green Whip Snake, Long Nosed Tree Snake, Long Nosed Whip Snake, GERMAN Nasen Peitschennatter, GUJARATI માળણ (Māḷaṇa), લીલવણ (Līlavaṇa), MALAYALAM പച്ചിലപാമ്പ്‌ (Paccilapāmp‌), MARATHI चेपगी हाऊ सोलापूर (Cēpagī Hā'ū Sōlāpūra), नन्हाटी वेल्हा (Nanhāṭī Vēl'hā), नानेटी तळ कोकण (Nānēṭī Taḷa Kōkaṇa), वेल्या (Vēlyā), शेलाटी विदर्भ (Śēlāṭī Vidarbha), हरणटोळ (Haraṇaṭōḷa), हरियाली गोवा (Hariyaalee Gova), हिरटोली उत्तर कोकण (Hiraṭōlī Uttara Kōkaṇa), NEPALI Sugia, SINHALA Ahaetulla, ඇහැ‍ටුල්ලා (æhæṭullā), TAMIL கண் குத்திப் பாம்பு (Kaṇ Kuttip Pāmpu), TELUGU పచ్చారి పాము (Paccāri Pāmu) ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Colubridae

  • Colubrids
  • III. Subfamily Colubrinae

  • Colubrids
  • IV. Genus Ahaetulla

  • Asian vine/whip snakes
  • V. Species Ahaetulla nasuta

  • Long nosed whip snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 1619
Look up complete taxonomic records of Ahaetulla nasuta (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).