In Thai: งูทางมะพร้าว, ngu taang mapao
Binomial name: Coelognathus radiatus, Heinrich Boie, 1827
The radiated ratsnake, copperhead rat snake or copper-headed trinket snake (Coelognathus radiatus) is a nonvenomous species of colubrid snake.
These snakes are generally very defensive. They are very confident in their ability to defend themselves so you must be very confident in order to remotely have a chance at controlling this species. They are also a good trainer snakes for those looking to get into cobras and other elapids.
Indonesia (Sumatra, Bangka, Borneo/Kalimantan, Java),
Malaysia and Brunei (Malaya and East Malaysia); Borneo,
Thailand (including Phuket),
Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam,
India (Assam, Arunachal Pradesh (Miao - Changlang district, Chessa, Chimpu, Itanagar - Papum Pare district) Captain, pers. comm.),
South China (Fujian, Yunnan, Guangxi, Guangdong, Hong Kong),
Type locality: Java
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Reptilia Order Squamata Suborder Serpentes Family Colubridae Genus Coelognathus Species Coelognathus radiatus
German: Strahlennatter English: Copperhead racer Copperhead rat snake Radiated rat snake Copper-headed trinket snake Thai: งูทางมะพร้าว, ngu taang mapao
Coelognathus radiatus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014) Elaphe radiatus, T.S.N. Murthy (2010) Coelognathus radiata, Thomas Ziegler et al. (2007) Coelognathus radiatus, Winchell (2003) Elaphe radiata, Olivier S.G. Pauwels et al. (2003) Coelognathus radiatus, Andreas Gumprecht (2003) Elaphe radiata, Thomas Ziegler (2002) Coelognathus radiatus, Urs Utiger et al. (2002) Coelognathus radiatus, Andreas Gumprecht (2000) Elaphe radiata, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999) Elaphe radiata, James Draper Lazell et al. (1999) Elaphe radiata, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998) Elaphe radiata, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997) Elaphe radiata, Klaus-Dieter Schulz (1996) Elaphe radiata, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943) Coelognathus radiatus, Doris Mable Cochran (1930) Elaphe radiata, Clifford H. Pope (1929) Elaphe radiata, Thomas Barbour (1912) Coluber radiatus, Frank Wall (1908) Coluber (Compsosoma) radiatus, Salomon Müller (1895) Coluber radiatus, George Albert Boulenger (1894) Compsosoma radiatum, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1870) Elaphis radiatus, JAN (Multiple authors) (1863) Spilotes radiatus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1858) Elaphis (Compsosoma) radiatum, Pieter Bleeker (1857) Compsosoma radiatum, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854) Plagiodon radiata, André Marie Constant Duméril (1853) Elaphis radiatus, André Marie Constant Duméril (1853) Coelognathus radiata, Leopold Fitzinger (1843) Tropidonotus quinque, Theodore Edward Cantor (1839) Coluber quadrifasciatus, Theodore Edward Cantor (1839) Coluber radiatus, Hermann Schlegel (1837) Coluber radiatus, Friedrich Boie (1827)
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Ao Luek District, Krabi Ban Bueng District, Chonburi Ban Lat District, Phetchaburi Bang Lamung District, Chonburi Bang Saphan District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Bangkok Province Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai Chok Chai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Chom Bueng District, Ratchaburi Chom Thong District, Chiang Mai Dan Sai District, Loei Det Udom District, Ubon Ratchathani Doem Bang Nang Buat District, Suphan Buri Doi Inthanon National Park Doi Khun Tan National Park Doi Phu Kha National Park Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai Doi Suthep - Pui National Park Hang Chat District, Lampang Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary Huai Khot District, Uthai Thani Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi Kaeng Krachan National Park Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park Khao Sok National Park Khao Yai National Park Khao Yoi District, Phetchaburi Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani Khlong Thom District, Krabi Khun Yuam District, Mae Hong Son Ko Chang District, Trat Ko Lanta District, Krabi Ko Samui District, Surat Thani Lahan Sai District, Buriram Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai Mueang Chonburi District, Chonburi Mueang Kalasin District, Kalasin Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Mueang Loei District, Loei Mueang Mukdahan District, Mukdahan Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima Mueang Nakhon Sawan District, Nakhon Sawan Mueang Nong Khai District, Nong Khai Mueang Nongbua Lamphu District, Nong Bua Lamphu Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi Mueang Phichit District, Phichit Mueang Ratchaburi District, Ratchaburi Mueang Sa Kaeo District, Sa Kaeo Mueang Samut Sakhon District, Samut Sakhon Mueang Udon Thani District, Udon Thani Na Haeo District, Loei Na Klang District, Nong Bua Lamphu Nam Nao National Park Nikhom Phatthana District, Rayong Noen Maprang District, Phitsanulok Nong Han District, Udon Thani Nong Phai District, Phetchabun Omkoi District, Chiang Mai Pang Sida National Park Phimai District, Nakhon Ratchasima Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary Phuket Province Pua District, Nan Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Sam Roi Yot District, Prachuap Khiri Khan San Sai District, Chiang Mai Saraphi District, Chiang Mai Sawang Daen Din District, Sakon Nakhon Takua Pa District, Phang Nga Tat Mok National Park Tha Li District, Loei Tha Takiap District, Chachoengsao Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi Thalang District, Phuket Thoeng District, Chiang Rai Umphang District, Tak Wichian Buri District, Phetchabun Range map of Coelognathus radiatus in Thailand
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