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Boiga dendrophila

Mangrove Snake

Venomous 💀💀 Potentially dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 250 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 30 to 43 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • oviparous
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • Fangs

  • rear-fanged ref
  • Teeth/Fang Length


Subspecies & Common Names

Boiga dendrophila  ENGLISH Black And Gold Tree Snake, Cat Snake, Cateyed Snake, Cateyed Tree Snake, Gold Ringed Cat Snake, Mangrove Cat Snake, Mangrove Snake, Mangrove Tree Snake, Nicobar Cat Snake, Old World Cat Eye Snake, Tree Snake, Yellow Ringed Cat Snake, FRENCH Serpent D'arbre, GERMAN Mangroven Nachtbaumnatter, Nachtbaumnatter, Trugnatter, INDONESIAN Ular Chin Chin Mas, Ular Kengkang Mau, Ular Tetak Mas, Ular Tetak Mau, MALAY Ular Katam Tebu, UNCODED LANGUAGES Bangkit, Masalong, Nauksalong, Oraj Santja Manuk, Oraj Taliwangsa, Tetak Emas, Ularburong, Ulentipojo ref
Boiga dendrophila dendrophila ref
Boiga dendrophila divergens ref
Boiga dendrophila gemmicincta ref
Boiga dendrophila latifasciata ref
Boiga dendrophila levitoni ref
Boiga dendrophila melanota ref
Boiga dendrophila multicincta ref
Boiga dendrophila occidentalis ref
Boiga dendrophila annectens 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 dendrophila

  • Mangrove snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 1639
Look up complete taxonomic records of Boiga dendrophila (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).