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Spalerosophis diadema

Diadem Snake

Venomous ?💀? Unclear dangerousness ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 200 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 25 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • oviparous
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • round (or oval) 
  • Fangs

  • rear-fanged ref
  • Teeth/Fang Length

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Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 2000 meter above sea level (a.s.l.)

Subspecies & Common Names

Spalerosophis diadema  ENGLISH Clifford's Rat Snake, Common Diadem Snake, Common Royal Snake, Diadem Snake, Diademed Sand Snake, Royal Snake, FRENCH Couleuvre à Diadème, GERMAN Diademnatter, Östliche Diademnatter, Pakistanische Diademnatter, NEPALI Nag ref
Spalerosophis diadema diadema ref
Spalerosophis diadema schirasianus ref
Spalerosophis diadema cliffordii ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Colubridae

  • Colubrids
  • III. Subfamily Colubrinae

  • Colubrids
  • IV. Genus Spalerosophis

  • Mograbin diadem snake
  • V. Species Spalerosophis diadema

  • Diadem Snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 2189
Look up complete taxonomic records of Spalerosophis diadema (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).