Pryer’s Keelback

Pryer’s Keelback
English Common Name
Pryer’s Keelback
Scientific name
Hebius pryeri
Order: Squamata, Family: Colubridae
78 cm – 110 cm
Species Distribution
Okinawa and Amami Groups
This species is found in mountain stream, wetland, and paddy field areas. Since its fangs are relatively short, they barely penetrate the skin of their prey. There are few reports on Pryer’s Keelback bites.

Updated December 2017

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