||Boiga trigonata (Schneider in Bechstein, 1802)
||Common Cat Snake, Indian Gamma Snake
Coluber catenularis Daudin, 1803
Coluber sagittatus Shaw, 1802
Coluber trigonatus Schneider in Bechstein, 1802
Dipsas trigonata (Schneider in Bechstein, 1802)
Dipsas trigonata DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854
Dipsasdomorphus trigonatus (Schneider in Bechstein, 1802)
Dipsasdomorphus trigonatus Boulenger
||In Middle Asia the species is represented by the subspecies B. t. melanocephala (Annandale, 1904), which might represent a distinct species (N. Orlov pers. comm. September 2008).
|Red List Category & Criteria:
||Papenfuss, T., Shafiei Bafti, S., Sharifi, M., Ananjeva, N. & Orlov, N.
||Cox, N., Temple, H.J. (Global Reptile Assessment Coordinating Team) & Böhm, M., Collen, B., Ram, M. (Sampled Red List Index Coordinating Team)
||De Silva, R., Milligan, H.T., Wearn, O.R., Wren, S., Zamin, T., Sears, J., Wilson, P., Lewis, S., Lintott, P. & Powney, G.
This species is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presence in a number of protected areas, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species is found from Sri Lanka, the Indian states of Sikkim and Maharashtra, throughout most of Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, southern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan, southeastern Tajikistan and Iran. Within Iran, the species has been reported from Khorasan Province, Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Kerman Province and Hormozghan Province (Latifi 1991). The species is believed to occur throughout most of Pakistan, with the exception of higher elevations (Minton 1966). The subspecies B.t. melanocephala is found from around 0-800 m asl|
Afghanistan; Bangladesh; India; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
|♦ Upper elevation limit (metres):||800|
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