Species of Thailand
Hampton's slug-eating snake
Thai: งูกินทากลายขวั้น, ngu gin thaag lai quann
Binomial name: Pareas hamptoni, George Albert Boulenger, 1905
Pareas hamptoni, also known as Hampton's slug snake, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae.
The specific name, hamptoni, is in honor of Herbert Hampton, collector of the holotype.
P. hamptoni is found in Thailand, Myanmar, China, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
- Boulenger GA. 1905. Descriptions of Two New Snakes from Upper Burma. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 16: 235-236. (Amblycephalus hamptoni, new species, p. 236 + Figure 2, five views). (archive.org).
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- Pareas hamptoni
- German: Hamptons Schneckennatter
- Hampton's slug snake
- Hampton's slug-eating snake
- Thai: งูกินทากลายขวั้น, ngu gin thaag lai quann
- Pareas hamptoni, Gernot Vogel (2015)
- Pareas hamptoni, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
- Pareas hamptoni, Thomas Ziegler (2002)
- Dipsas hamptoni, Nguyen Van Sang & Ho Thu Cuc (1996)
- Pareas hamptoni, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
- Amblycephalus carinatus berdmorei, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1930)
- Amblycephalus carinatus hainanus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1923)
- Eberhardtia tonkinensis, F. Angel (1920)
- Amblycephalus hamptoni, George Albert Boulenger (1905)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Range map of Pareas hamptoni in Thailand
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