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  Oligodon signatus (Günther, 1864)
  Family Name : Colubridae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Reptile)

  Common Names : Barred Kukri Snake

 
Barred Kukri Snake
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Found in mature forest where it seems to be primarily terrestrial.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      In Singapore, presently known only from the Central Nature Reserves. Distributed in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve
  • Conservation
    • Trends & Threats :
      Habitat degradation is a continuing threat at its known locality.
      Scientific Interest & Potential Value :
      The biology of this species, described from Singapore, is very poorly known.
      Conservation Notes :
      Continued habitat protection and management in the Central Nature Reserves.
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
      Conservation Status :
      Rare
      Singapore Red Data Book 2008 status :
      Critically Endangered (CR)
      Singapore Red Data Book 1994 status :
      Vulnerable (V)
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2008. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 
      Davison, G.W.H., Ng, P.K.L. & Ho, H.C (Eds.). 2008. The Singapore Red Data Book (2nd Edition). Singapore: Nature Society (Singapore). 285pp 
      Ng, P.K.L. & Wee, Y.C. (Eds.). 1994. The Singapore Red Data Book (1st Edition). Singapore: Nature Society (Singapore). 343pp 

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