0
$\begingroup$

FYI the snake is dead and currently in my freezer, I got it from a guy and forgot to ask what kind it is. enter image description here

$\endgroup$
  • 3
    $\begingroup$ Can you please edit your question and add the location where this snake was found? $\endgroup$ – Chris Feb 6 '18 at 20:31
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ I am from Czech Republic, but the snake is definitely exotic, it was a pet. $\endgroup$ – Ondřej Panenka Feb 6 '18 at 20:42
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ Is it pictured with the head upside down? $\endgroup$ – peter Mar 17 '18 at 0:01
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ I need a better picture. thaw it, put it in some kind of position so that I can see the back,and give me a length measurement.At least. $\endgroup$ – peter Mar 22 '18 at 15:02
2
$\begingroup$

This is Orthriophis taeniurus ridleyi, a synonym is Elaphe taeniura. It has a few common names,some are Ridley's beauty snake,Cave beauty and Cave racer.

https://www.biolib.cz/en/taxon/id310150/

https://www.naturepl.com/search?s=orthriophis+taeniurus+ridleyi2581

https://www.zootierliste.de/en/?klasse=3&ordnung=305&familie=30513&art=21102660

https://www.thainationalparks.com/species/orthriophis-taeniurus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_rat_snake

https://www.reptarium.cz/en/taxonomy/Orthriophis-taeniurus/2581

$\endgroup$

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.