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Range DescriptionThis snake is very widespread in central and southern China north to Gansu and Shaanxi, and also ranges into Japan, northern Viet Nam and Lao PDR. In Viet Nam it has been recorded from Sa Pa (Lao Cai Province), Ky Phu (Thai Nguyen Province) and Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc Province) (Orlov et al. 2000, Nguyen et al. 2009). It has been recorded between 500 and 1,500 m asl.