Common Names: Indonesian Ratsnake, Timor Ratsnake
Scientific Name: Coelognathus subradiatus subradiatus
First Described: SCHLEGEL, 1837
Adult Size: 120-180cm
Temperament: Shy, quick & defensive
Temperature & Humidty Range: A thermal gradient of between 29°C(84°F) to 25°C(77°F) is required for the Timor Ratsnake. A humidty of 75-90%. Provide a humid hide and spray the enclosure daily with tepid water when the snake is in slough.
Brumation: A two month brumation/cooling at 68F with 60% humidity
Reproduction: Between 5-10 eggs are laid which typically take 100 days to hatch at a day time temperature of 29°C (84°F) and a night time drop of between 24°-25°C
Known Mutations: Melanistic
Several natural colour and pattern varieties exist from the various islands these snakes are found on.
Captive bred Localities:
Natural History: This species lives in altitudes up to 1200m, a terrestrial snake that inhabits varied biotopes such as steppe landscapes, coconut plantations, tropical montane forests and near human settlements.
Native To: Indonesian Islands & The Lesser Sunda Islands
Lesser Sudan Is. Locality
IUCN Red List: Not Listed