Common non-venomous and venomous snakes of Assam, India and their conservation status

Lonie Lahkar Ph.D Research Scholar, Dept. of Zoology, Gauhati University Jaydev Mandal Assistant Professor, Dept. of Zoology, Madhab Choudhury College, Barpeta Tilak Kumar Pradhan Assam Wildlife Rescue and Research Organization, Rajbari, Bihpuria, Lakhimpur

Assam is a home to a number of non-venomous, mildly venomous, and venomous snakes. Some of the common snakes of the region are compiled in this report.



Family Colubridae


  1. Chinese Ratsnake/ Eastern Rat Snake

Scientific Name: Ptyas korros (Schlegel, 1837)

Description: Body is slender; head is elongate, distinct from neck; and eyes are large with rounded pupils. Dorsal side is grey or olive brown, posterior side is darker. Body scales edged with white, appearing as white bands on black background. The lower surface is cream or whitish. Length of head and body is approximately 220cm.

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Threatened Tortoise and Turtles of Assam

Dr. Rajeev Basumatary HoD, Department of Zoology, D.R.College, Golaghat

২০১৬, ২০১৮ আৰু ২০১৯ বৰ্ষত কলেজ আৰু বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ৰ শিক্ষক, কলেজৰ অধ্যক্ষ, সঞ্চালক, অধিবক্তা, গৱেষক আৰু ছাত্ৰ ছাত্ৰী সহ বিশেষ প্ৰতিনিধিৰ দল লৈ তিনিবাৰকৈ সূৰ্যোদয়ৰ দেশ জাপান ভ্ৰমণৰ নেতৃত্ব দিয়াৰ ...Read article