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Walls sind krait (Bungarus sindanus wallli)

Maximum length recorded 1518mm (60 in)
Body with smooth, shiny scales – those of the upper most row are hexagonal and distinctly enlarged. Black body with single (unpaired) white bands that are made up of a series of white spots. Bands more distinct towards the tail. Throat and lip scales pale yellow. Underside of trail mottled with grey.
Largely unknown as Walls sind krait is nearly always confused with the common krait (Bungarus caeruleus). Nocturnal. Eats snakes in captivity; like the common krait, may also feed on rodents, lizards and frogs. Lays eggs. The venom of Walls sind krait likely to be as toxic as common krait venom, making it among the most venomous snakes in India.
Endemic to India. Walls sind krait has patchy distribution in the Gangetic Plain, Central and Western India. Uttar Pradesh (Faizabad), Maharashtra (pune, Solapur and Latur), Bihar (Gaya, Purnea) and Bengal. Distribution still poorly understood.
Very shy tempered snake. Found commonly some other parts of Marathwada.

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