Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Colubridae > Genus: Coluber > Species: Coluber schmidtii

Schmidt's whip snake - Coluber schmidtii Nikolsky, 1909

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • wetlands


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Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Couleuvre de Schmidt French Gasc J.P. and al.
Rote Pfeilnatter German Gasc J.P. and al.
Schmidt's whip snake English Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Coluber griseo-coeruleus Dwigubsky, 1832
Coluber erythrogaster Fisher, 1832
Zamenis gemonensis schmidti Rostombekov, 1930
Coluber jugularis schmidti Müller, 1939
Coluber jugularis erytrhrogaster Terenjev & Cernov, 1978
Coulber caspius schmidtii Zinner, 1972
Hierophis schmidti Schätti, 1988
Coluber schmidti Nikolsky, 1909

Other resources

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External data

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