Bush snake

Part of a collection of African specimens including bird eggs and reptiles (mostly snakes) donated by Captain CRS Pitman of London in 1959. This adult male was collected at Kilwa by CJP Ionides on 27 October 1957. Original label bears the number 7691.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
East Africa
Collector Excavator
Pitman, Captain Charles Robert Senhouse (from the collection of): Ionides, Mr Constantine J P
Common Name
bush snake
Simple Name
reptile: preserved in spirit
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)

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COLUBRIDAE: Philothamnus hoplogaster (Guenther): bush snake