Total length 3 feet 3 inches (99 cm); tail 3 inches (76 mm). Anterior maxillary and mandibulary teeth a little longer than the posterior. Head covered with small scales. The eye is very small with vertical pupil. Scales very small, smooth or keeled. Tail very short and blunt, not or but very slightly prehensile.
One of the most common snakes of the subcontinent. Quite an aggressive fellow. A fellow mate got a bite with some 5 teeth embedded. 🙂