Spotted 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 half-grown female was collected at Liwale by CJP Ionides on 6 April 1959. Original label bears the number 8221.

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
spotted bush snake
Simple Name
reptile: preserved in spirit
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
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COLUBRIDAE: Philothamnus semivariegatus (Smith): spotted bush snake