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Table 5 Snake species and the time of bite

From: A study of snake bite among children presenting to a paediatric ward in the main Teaching Hospital of North Central Province of Sri Lanka

Snake species Total number Time of bite between (6 am - 6 pm) % Time of bite between (6 pm - 6 am) %
Number Number
Hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnalehypnale) 8 6 75 2 25
Russel’s viper (Daboiarusselii) 5 1 20 4 80
Saw-scaled viper (Echiscarinatus) 1 - - 1 100
Cobra (Najanaja) 1 - - 1 100
Common krait (Bungaruscareuleus) 3 1 33 2 67