Snake Taxonomy SC
Snake Taxonomy EN
Snake Taxonomy DE
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Small Eyed Snake
Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite
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It seems, that snake of this genus have a highly potent venom that can lead to renal failure and destroy the heart muscle. A case is described, where death occured with 10 days delay after a bite of Cryptophis nigrescens.
up to 120 cm
Pupil Shape (when closed!)
Subspecies & Common Names
Eastern Small Eyed Snake, Short Tailed Snake, Small Eyed Snake,
Colubrids, elapids and vipers
Small eyed snake
Look up complete taxonomic records of
Cryptophis nigrescens (including synonyms)
at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).