CHECKERED KEELBACK ଧଣ୍ଡ

3-Non Venomous

Snake Type:

Common Name: CHECKERED KEELBACK
Odia Name: ଧଣ୍ଡ
Zoological Name: Fowlea piscator

Scales keeled. Glossy olive green, olive brown, yellow, brown, grey or black, with a checkered body pattern. Pattern may vary from light markings to bold, black, closely set spots or checks. Region between "checks" sometimes marked with varying shades of pink or red. (Earlier it was known as Xenocrophis piscator)