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Boiga cyanea

Green Cat Snake

Venomous 💀💀 Harmful bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 192 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 35 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 2100 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Boiga cyanea  ENGLISH Cat Snake, Cateyed Snake, Cateyed Tree Snake, Green Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake, Old World Cat Eye Snake, Tree Snake, FRENCH Serpent D'arbre, GERMAN Grüne Katzenaugennatter, Grüne Nachtbaumnatter, Nachtbaumnatter, Trugnatter ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Colubridae

  • Colubrids
  • III. Subfamily Colubrinae

  • Colubrids
  • IV. Genus Boiga

  • Cat snakes
  • V. Species Boiga cyanea

  • Green Cat Snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 1637
Look up complete taxonomic records of Boiga cyanea (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).