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Species of Thailand

Speckle-headed whip snake

Thai: งูหัวจิ้งจกลายกระ (ngu hua jingjok lay kra)

Binomial name: Ahaetulla fasciolata, Johann Gustav Fischer, 1885

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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)

Distribution map of Speckle-headed whip snake, Ahaetulla fasciolata in Thailand
  • Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Na Yong District, Trang
  • Phuket Province
  • Raman Waterfall Forest Park
  • Thung Song District, Nakhon Si Thammarat

Range map of Ahaetulla fasciolata in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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