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Toxicodryas blandingii

Blandings Tree Snake

Venomous 💀💀 Harmful bite ref
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The venom is of Toxicodryas snakes not well studied. Mark O'Shea reported intense muscle pain and hearing problems that lasted for hours.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 279 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • oviparous ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • fixed ref rear-fanged ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Toxicodryas blandingii  ENGLISH Black And Yellow Tree Snake, Blanding's Tree Snake, Blandings Tree Snake, Brown Tree Snake, Powdered Tree Snake, GERMAN Blandings Baumnatter ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Colubridae

  • Colubrids
  • III. Subfamily Colubrinae

  • Colubrids
  • IV. Genus Toxicodryas

  • Venomous tree snakes
  • V. Species Toxicodryas blandingii

  • Blandings Tree Snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 2296
Look up complete taxonomic records of Toxicodryas blandingii (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).