Thai National Parks

Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

List of reptiles in Thailand

Please note that some of species listed below may be extinct or no longer found in Thailand.

This list is result of our own cross-referencing of checklists from many sites, location data from scientific publications, IUCN website, books, blogs etc. We have also used location data from photos posted by photographers.

On 'wildlife' section of protected site pages you will see species that belongs to each park. These lists are far from being complete. If you have been to any of these locations and have seen any species not listed in related park page, please let us know.

(x/y states nr of photos/video clips)

Turtles (Order: Testudines)

Sea and leatherback turtles (Family: Dermochelyidae and Cheloniidae)
Platysternidae (Family: Platysternidae)
Softshell turtles (Family: Trionychidae)
Freshwater pond turtles (Family: Geoemydidae)
Mangrove terrapins (Genus: Batagur)
Southeast Asian box turtles (Genus: Cuora)
Asian leaf turtles (Genus: Cyclemys)
Asian pond turtles (Genus: Heosemys)
Snail-eating turtles (Genus: Malayemys)
Flat-shelled turtle (Genus: Notochelys)
Pond turtles (Genus: Siebenrockiella)
Tortoises (Family: Testudinidae)
Asian elongated tortoises (Genus: Indotestudo)
Asian tortoises (Genus: Manouria)

Lizards (Suborder: Saurina)

Eublepharidae family
Geckos (Family: Gekkonidae)
Bent-toed geckos (Genus: Cyrtodactylus)
Rock geckos genus (Genus: Cnemaspis)
Ground geckos (Genus: Dixonius)
House geckos (Genus: Hemidactylus)
Four-clawed geckos (Genus: Gehyra)
Dwarf geckos (Genus: Hemiphyllodactylus)
Tokay geckos (Genus: Gekko)
Parachute geckos (Genus: Ptychozoon)
Agamid lizards (Family: Agamidae)
Gliding lizards (Genus: Draco)
Tree lizards (Genus: Acanthosaura)
Anglehead lizards (Genus: Gonocephalus)
Crested lizards (Genus: Bronchocela)
Long-headed lizards (Genus: Pseudocalotes)
Crested lizards (Genus: Calotes)
Water dragons (Genus: Physignathus)
Mantheyus genus
Earless lizards (Genus: Aphaniotis)
Butterfly lizards (Genus: Leiolepis)
Mountain lizards (Genus: Japalura)
Long-tailed lizards (Family: Lacertidae)
Skinks (Family: Scincidae)
Sun skinks (Genus: Eutropis)
Tailed skinks (Genus: Plestiodon)
Striped skinks (Genus: Lipinia)
Tree skinks (Genus: Dasia)
Stream skinks (Genus: Tropidophorus)
Leaf-litter skinks (Genus: Scincella)
Forest skinks (Genus: Sphenomorphus)
Supple skinks (Genus: Lygosoma)
Larut skinks (Genus: Leptoseps)
Limbless skinks (Genus: Larutia)
Legless skinks (Genus: Isopachys)
Legless skinks (Genus: Davewakeum/Brachymeles)
Genus: Jarujinia
Snake skinks (Family: Dibamidae)
Glass lizards (Family: Anguidae)
Monitors (Family: Varanidae)

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Blind snakes (Family: Typhlopidae)
Genus: Ramphotyphlops, Typhlops, Indotyphlops, Argyrophis, Gerrhopilus
Pipe snakes (Family: Cylindrophiidae)
Sunbeam snakes (Family: Xenopeltidae)
Parafimbrios family
Pythons (Family: Pythonidae)
File snakes (Family: Acrochordidae)
Colubrid snakes (Family: Colubridae)
Blunt-headed tree snake (Genus: Aplopeltura)
Slug-eating snakes (Genus: Asthenodipsas, Pareas)
Dragon snake (Genus: Xenodermus)
Racers (Genus: Coelognathus, Oreocryptophis, Orthriophis, Gonyosoma, Rhadinophis)
Rat snakes (Genus: Ptyas)
Brown snakes (Genus: Xenelaphis)
Ringnecks (Genus: Gongylosoma)
Kukri snakes (Genus: Oligodon)
Reed snakes (Genus: Calamaria, Pseudorabdion)
Mountain reed snakes (Genus: Macrocalamus)
Bronzebacks (Genus: Dendrelaphis)
Tree snakes (Genus: Chrysopelea)
Wolf snakes (Genus: Lycodon, Dinodon, Lepturophis)
Red snakes (Genus: Stegonotus)
Bridle snakes (Genus: Dryocalamus)
Mountain snakes (Genus: Plagiopholis)
Blackheads (Genus: Sibynophis)
Cat snakes (Genus: Boiga)
Mock vipers (Genus: Psammodynastes)
Sand snakes (Genus: Psammophis)
Whip snakes (Genus: Ahaetulla, Dryophiops)
Keelbacks (Genus: Sinonatrix)
Keelbacks (Genus: Xenochrophis)
Keelbacks (Genus: Amphiesma, Hebius)
Keelbacks (Genus: Macropisthodon)
Mountain keelbacks (Genus: Opisthotropis)
Asian keelbacks (Genus: Rhabdophis)
Bamboo snakes (Genus: Pseudoxenodon)
Homalopsine water snakes (Family: Homalopsine)
Mud snakes (Genus: Enhydris, Subsessor)
Water snakes (Genus: Homalopsis)
Water snakes (Genus: Gerarda)
Bockadams (Genus: Cerberus)
Crab-eating snakes (Genus: Fordonia)
Mangrove snakes (Genus: Cantoria)
Estuarine snakes (Genus: Bitia)
Tentacled snake (Genus: Erpeton)
Elaphid snakes (Family: Elapidae)
Kraits genus (Genus: Bungarus)
Cobras genus (Genus: Naja)
King Cobra (Genus: Ophiophagus)
Long-Glanded coral snakes (Genus: Calliophis)
Coral snakes (Genus: Sinomicrurus)
Sea snakes (Family: Hydrophiidae)
Sea kraits (Genus: Laticauda)
Genus: Aipysurus
Genus: Lapemis
Genus: Kolpophis
Genus: Disteira, Astrotia
Genus: Enhydrina
Genus: Kerilia
Genus: Thalassophis
Genus: Acalyptophis
Genus: Pelamis
Genus: Hydrophis
Genus: Leioselasma
Genus: Chitulia
Vipers (Family: Viperidae, Genus: Daboia)
Pit vipers (Family: Crotalidae)
Pit vipers (Genus: Calloselasma, Parias)
Mountain pit vipers (Genus: Ovophis)
Green pit vipers (Genus: Cryptelytrops, Viridovipera, Popeia, Trimeresurus, Tropidolaemus)
Crocodiles (Order: Crocodilia)