This page aggregates various images and diagrams showing snake scales.
Snake scale diagrams
These diagrams are the work of AshLin.
- Buff-striped Keelback Amphiesma stoalata
- Other snakes.
Line diagrams of scales for identification
These diagrams have been taken from Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma - Reptilia and Batrachia by G. A. Boulenger(1890) and are the work of Shyamal. They are in the public domain due to their copyright having expired.
Close-ups of snake scales
scales on the head of a
Enlarged vertebral scales
of Banded Krait
Keeled scales of
Modified tail scales
form a rattle on a
Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Cycloid scales on Leptotyphlops humilis.
Brille seen on the eye of Chequered Keelback Xenochrophis piscator.
Undivided anal scale of Banded Krait Bungarus fasciatus, an elapid.
Divided anal scale of Rat snake Ptyas mucosus, a colubrid.
Colubrid scalation: Side view of scales of Grass snake Natrix natrix.