Species of Thailand

Speckle-headed whip snake

Ahaetulla fasciolata, Johann Gustav Fischer, 1885

(In Thai: งูหัวจิ้งจกลายกระ (ngu hua jingjok lay kra))

The speckle-headed whipsnake (Ahaetulla fasciolata) is a species of snake of the family Colubridae.

Geographic range

The snake is found in Asia.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Ahaetulla
Species
Ahaetulla fasciolata

Common names

  • German: Gefleckte Peitschennatter
  • English:
    • Speckle-headed whip snake
    • Speckle-headed vine snake
    • Spotted whip snake
  • Thai: งูหัวจิ้งจกลายกระ (ngu hua jingjok lay kra)

Synonyms

  • Ahaetulla fasciolata, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Ahaetulla fasciolata, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Ahaetulla fasciolata, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Ahaetulla fasciolata, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1983)
  • Dryophis fasciolatus, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1950)
  • Passerita fasciolatus, Norman Smedley (1932)
  • Dryophis fasciolatus, George Albert Boulenger (1896)
  • Tragops fasciolatus, Johann Gustav Fischer (1885)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Ahaetulla fasciolata
Ahaetulla fasciolata
Ahaetulla fasciolata

Range Map

Distribution map of Speckle-headed whip snake, Ahaetulla fasciolata in Thailand
  • Huai Yot District, Trang
  • Khao Lampi - Hat Thai Mueang National Park
  • Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Ranong District, Ranong
  • Na Yong District, Trang
  • Phuket Province
  • Raman Waterfall Forest Park
  • Sadao District, Songkhla
  • Si Banphot District, Phatthalung
  • Thung Song District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
Range map of Ahaetulla fasciolata in Thailand