Eryx conicus — Rough-sided Sand Boa
Also known as:
Rough-tailed Sand Boa, Russell’s Boa, Common Sand Boa, Rough-tailed Boa
Some authorities place this in the genus Gongylophis.
These snakes spend much of their type under sand, leaf litter, rocks, etc. When disturbed, they typically coil up and hide their heads.
- de Silva, A., Ukuwela, K. 2017. A Naturalist's Guide to the Reptiles of Sri Lanka