Taxon profile


Dice snake
Natrix tessellata (Laurenti, 1768)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Colubridae - colubrids »  genus Natrix - coluber

Scientific synonyms

Coluber gabinus Metaxa, 1823
Coluber hydrus Pallas, 1771
Coluber penttatus Menetries, 1832
Coluber ponticus Guldenstadt, 1811
Coluber tesselatus
Coronella tessellata Laurenti, 1768
Tropidonotus elaphoides Brandt, 1838
Tropidonotus tessellatus (Laurenti, 1768)

Least Concern


juvenile animal

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Number of records: 2

subspecies Natrix tessellata heinrothi Hecht, 1930
subspecies Natrix tessellata tessellata (Laurenti, 1768)

Natrix tessellata tessellata

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