Eryx conicus Rough-sided Sand Boa
Also known as:
Rough-tailed Sand Boa, Russell’s Boa, Common Sand Boa, Rough-tailed Boa
Some authorities place this in the genus Gongylophis.
Hambantota District, Southern Province, Sri LankaAugust 11, 2019
Rough-sided Sand Boa (Eryx conicus) Rough-sided Sand Boa (Eryx conicus)
These snakes spend much of their type under sand, leaf litter, rocks, etc. When disturbed, they typically coil up and hide their heads.
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