Oligodon woodmasoni

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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 woodmasoni


Oligodon woodmasoni (Sclater, 1891)

Type locality: India: Nicobar Islands.


  • Simotes woodmasoni Sclater, 1891: 235
  • Oligodon woodmasoni _ Wall, 1923
  • Oligodon woodmasoniSmith, 1943: 218
  • Oligodon woodmasoniDas, 1996: 58


  • Sclater, W.L. 1891: Notes on a collection of snakes in the Indian Museum, with descriptions of several new species. J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal LX: 230–250.
  • 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.
  • Vijayakumar, S.P. and Patrick David 2006: Taxonomy, Natural History, and Distribution of the snakes of the Nicobar Islands (India) based on new materials and with an emphasis on endemic species. Russian Journal of Herpetology 13 (1): 11–40.
  • Oligodon woodmasoni at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 30 sep 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Woodmason's Kukri Snake