A snake's subcaudal plates.
Their body is cylindrical, flexible in every part, covered with smooth or keeled scales, and provided with broad ventral and subcaudal scutes.
The subcaudal scales are mostly in two rows.
The subcaudal scales form mostly a single row.
But, on the other hand, Poecilogale may itself be a protected form since subcaudal stink-glands are commonly found in species of the weasel tribe.