Thai National Parks

Species of Thailand

Snake species 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.

Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Total 224 species

Pit vipers (Family: Crotalidae)
Green pit vipers (Genus: Trimeresurus, Tropidolaemus)
Pit vipers (Genus: Calloselasma, Protobothrops)
Mountain pit vipers (Genus: Ovophis)
Vipers (Family: Viperidae, Genus: Daboia)
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)
Colubrid snakes (Family: Colubridae)
Blunt-headed tree snake (Genus: Aplopeltura)
Slug-eating snakes (Genus: Asthenodipsas, Pareas)
Dragon snakes (Genus: Xenodermus)
Green snakes (Genus: Cyclophiops)
Racers (Genus: Coelognathus, Oreocryptophis, Elaphe, 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 & Bridle snakes (Genus: Lycodon, Lepturophis)
Red snakes (Genus: Stegonotus)
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: Amphiesma, Hebius)
Keelbacks (Genus: Isanophis)
Keelbacks (Genus: Macropisthodon)
Mountain keelbacks (Genus: Opisthotropis)
Bamboo snakes (Genus: Pseudoxenodon)
Asian keelbacks (Genus: Rhabdophis)
Keelbacks (Genus: Sinonatrix)
Keelbacks (Genus: Xenochrophis)
Pythons (Family: Pythonidae)
Pipe snakes (Family: Cylindrophiidae)
Sunbeam snakes (Family: Xenopeltidae)
Parafimbrios family
File snakes (Family: Acrochordidae)
Homalopsine water snakes (Family: Homalopsine)
Mud snakes (Genus: Enhydris, Hypsiscopus, 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)
Blind snakes (Family: Typhlopidae)
Genus: Ramphotyphlops, Typhlops, Indotyphlops, Argyrophis, Gerrhopilus
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