Oligodon cruentatus

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Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Colubrinae
Genus: Oligodon
Species: Oligodon cruentatus


Oligodon cruentatus (Günther, 1868)

Type locality: Myanmar (= Burma).


  • Simotes cruentatus Günther, 1868: 417
  • Oligodon cruentatusWall, 1923
  • Oligodon cruentatusSmith, 1943: 221
  • Oligodon cruentatusZug et al., 1998


  • Günther, A. 1868: Sixth account of new species of snakes in the collection of the British Museum. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. ( 4 )1: 413–429.
  • Smith, M.A. 1943: The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Zug, George R.; Win, Htun; Thin, Thin; Min, Than Zaw; Lhon, Win Zaw; Kyaw, Kyaw 1998: Herpetofauna of the Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary, north-central Myanmar with preliminary observations of their Natural History. Hamadryad 23 (2): 111–120.
  • Oligodon cruentatus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 27 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pegu Kukri Snake