Thai National Parks

Species of Thailand

Snake species in Thailand

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

This list below 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.

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Snakes (Suborder: Serpentes)

Total 227 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)
Rat snakes (Genus: Ptyas)
Brown snakes (Genus: Xenelaphis)
Ringnecks (Genus: Gongylosoma)
Smooth snakes (Genus: Liopeltis)
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)
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 stream snakes (Genus: Opisthotropis)
Mountain keelbacks (Genus: Paratapinophis)
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)
Bearded snakes (Family: Xenodermatid)
Wart snakes (Family: Acrochordidae)
Homalopsine water snakes (Family: Homalopsine)
Mud snakes (Genus: Enhydris, Hypsiscopus, Subsessor)
Mud snakes (Genus: Homalopsis)
Mud 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)
Blind snakes (Genus: Argyrophis, Gerrhopilus, Indotyphlops, Ramphotyphlops)
Sea snakes (Family: Hydrophiidae)
Sea kraits (Genus: Laticauda)
Genus: Aipysurus
Genus: Kolpophis
Genus: Thalassophis
Genus: Hydrophis