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Species of Thailand

Yellow-striped racer

In Thai: งูทางมะพร้าวดำ, ngu taang mapao dam

Binomial name: Coelognathus flavolineatus, Hermann Schlegel, 1837

Coelognathus flavolineatus, the black copper rat snake or yellow striped snake, is a species of Colubrid snake found in Southeast Asia. This species was previously recognized in the genus Elaphe.

Distribution

  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • India (Andaman Is.)
  • Indonesia (Jawa, Kalimantan, Sumatera)
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Coelognathus
Species
Coelognathus flavolineatus

Common names

  • German: Gelbstreifennatter
  • English:
    • Black copper rat snake
    • Yellow-striped snake
    • Yellow-striped trinket snake
    • Yellow-striped racer
  • Thai: งูทางมะพร้าวดำ, ngu taang mapao dam

Synonyms

  • Coelognathus flavolineatus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Coelognathus flavolineatus, Indraneil Das (2006)
  • Orthriophis flavolineata, Mark Auliya (2006)
  • Elaphe flavolineata, De Lange & Gernot Vogel (2005)
  • Coelognathus flavolineatus, Urs Utiger et al. (2002)
  • Coelognathus flavolineatus, Hien et al. (2001)
  • Coelognathus flavolineatus, Notker Helfenberger (2001)
  • Elaphe flavolineata, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Elaphe flavolineata, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Elaphe flavolineata, Klaus-Dieter Schulz (1996)
  • Elaphe flavolineata, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1972)
  • Elaphe flavolineata, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Coluber melanurus, Theodorus Willem van Lidth de Jeude (1922)
  • Elaphe flavolineata, Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1922)
  • Elaphe melanurus, Thomas Barbour (1912)
  • Elaphe melanura, Thomas Barbour (1912)
  • Coluber melanurus var. timoriensis, José Júlio Bettencourt Ferreira (1897)
  • Coluber melanurus, George Albert Boulenger (1894)
  • Elaphis melanura, Hagen (1890)
  • Coluber melanurus, Ambrosius Arnold Willem Hubrech (1887)
  • Compsosoma melanurum, Johann Gustav Fischer (1885)
  • Compsosoma melanurum, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1873)
  • Compsosoma melanurum, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1870)
  • Composoma sic melanurum, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Elaphis melanurus, Giorgio Jan (1863)
  • Spilotes melanurus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1858)
  • Compsosoma melanurus, Pieter Bleeker (1857)
  • Compsosoma melanurum, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Coluber melanurus, Hermann Schlegel (1837)
  • Coluber flavolineatus, Hermann Schlegel (1837)
  • Coluber flavolineata, Caspar Georg Carl Reinwardt (1826)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Coelognathus flavolineatus
Coelognathus flavolineatus

Range Map

Distribution map of Yellow-striped racer, Coelognathus flavolineatus in Thailand
Range map of Coelognathus flavolineatus in Thailand