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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Blunt-headed tree snake

Thai: งูกินทากหัวโหนก, ngu gin taag hua nog

Binomial name: Aplopeltura boa, Heinrich Boie, 1828

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Pareatidae
Genus
Aplopeltura
Species
Aplopeltura boa

Common names

  • German: Kurzkopf-Schneckenatter
  • English:
    • Blunt-headed tree snake
    • Blunthead slug snake
  • Thai: งูกินทากหัวโหนก, ngu gin taag hua nog

Synonyms

  • Aplopeltura boa, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Aplopeltura boa, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Aplopeltura boa, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Aplopeltura boa, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1978)
  • Haplopeltura boa, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1950)
  • Haplopeltura boa, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Haplopeltura boa, Nelly de Rooij (1917)
  • Amblycephalus boa, George Albert Boulenger (1894)
  • Haplopeltura boa, Oskar Boettger (1892)
  • Amblycephalus boa, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1858)
  • Aplopeltura boa, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Dipsas boa, Hermann Schlegel (1837)
  • Amblycephalus boa, Friedrich Boie (1828)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Aplopeltura boa in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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