Saturday, January 29, 2011

Snake Coffee - Elaphe flavolineata Schlegel

Reptilia mania- Snake Coffee, ular kopi, Elaphe flavolineata Schlegel
Species: Elaphe flavolineata Schlegel, 1837
N.I. : Common Racer, Snake Coffee (Java), Snake Puspo brele (Java).

a. Characteristics:
- Body parts of the dorsal brown or grayish with a black rectangle with a white stripe front
- There is a longitudinal black stripe on the vertebral (spine)
- Body of the back dark brown or black
- Body ventral yellow, brown or blackish
- The length of ± 2400 mm
- When angry or feel threatened will fold the front part of his body flattened like the letter S, then opened his mouth to attack
Snake Coffee - Elaphe flavolineata Schlegel

b. Habitat: Land-lading
c. Activity: Diurnal - noon
d. Food: Lizards, frogs and birds
e. Population: Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Penang
f. Not venomous
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