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Natrix megalocephala

Large-headed Water Snake
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Natricinae
Genus: Natrix
Species: N. megalocephala
Binomial name
Natrix megalocephala
Orlov & Tuniyev, 1987

The Large-headed Water Snake (Natrix megalocephala) is a species of snake in the Colubridae family. It is found in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, and Turkey.


  • European Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group 1996. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.
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