Common Names: Bella's Ratsnake
Scientific Name: Archelaphe bella bella
First Described: WALL, 1921
Adult Size: 80-90cm
Temperament: Secretive, can be flighty and bitey when handled.
Temperature & Humidty Requirements: Vivarium temperatures of between 22-26C, Moderate humidity with a container filled with damp sphagnum moss (humid hide) present in the cage.
Brumation: Short brumation of 4-6 weeks at 15-17C.
Known Mutations: None Known at present
Captive Bred Localities:
Natural History: Little data is known for Archelaphe bella bella, what has been recorded suggests that this is a fossorial, montane species which can be found at an elevations between 1500 and 2000m.
Native To: At present the exact range of Archelaphe bella bella is unknown, so far this ratsnake has only been recorded in Kachin, North Burma/Myanmar, China, India & Vietnam
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