|Three-lined ground snake|
|Binomial name||Atractus trilineatus|
It is found in northern South America and Trinidad and Tobago.
Adults may attain 225 mm (8¾ inches) in total length, with a short tail, 15 mm (½ inch). Dorsally they are brown with three or four darker longitudinal sripes; ventrally they are either uniform white, or have a few brown dots. The smooth dorsal scales are in 15 rows, and the anal plate is entire. Ventrals are 125-150, and subcaudals only 11-19.
They are believed to feed on soft-bodied insects and earthworms.
- ↑ Boulenger, G.A. 1894. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History), Volume II. London.
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