Trinket snake (Coelognathus helena) skull in a black box


Box 4 x 3 cm

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The trinket snake (Coelognathus helena) (non-CITES species) is a nonvenomous constrictor species of colubrid snake native to south Central Asia.

The specific name of this snake, helena, is thought to be a reference to Helen of Troy, considered by many to be the epitome of female beauty and the most beautiful woman in the world.