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Species of Thailand

Elegant bronzeback

In Thai: งูสายม่านหลังทอง, ngu sai man lang thong

Binomial name: Dendrelaphis formosus, Heinrich Boie, 1827

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Dendrelaphis
Species
Dendrelaphis formosus

Common names

  • German: Elegante Bronzenatter
  • English: Elegant bronzeback
  • Thai: งูสายม่านหลังทอง, ngu sai man lang thong

Synonyms

  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Ahaetulla formosa, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1950)
  • Ahaetulla formosa formosa, Georg Haas (1950)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Robert Mertens (1934)
  • Dendrophis formosus formosus, Wilhelm Meise & Emil Hans Willi Hennig (1932)
  • Ahaetulla formosa, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1930)
  • Dendrophis formosus, Theodorus Willem van Lidth de Jeude (1922)
  • Dendrophis formosus, Nelly de Rooij (1917)
  • Dendrophis formosus, George Albert Boulenger (1894)
  • Leptophis formosa, Hermann August Hagen (1890)
  • Dendrophis formosus, Oskar Boettger (1887)
  • Leptophis formosus, Giorgio Jan (1863)
  • Dendrophis formosa, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Dendrophis formosa, Friedrich Boie (1827)

Photos

Dendrelaphis formosus
Dendrelaphis formosus
Dendrelaphis formosus (juvenile)

Range Map

Distribution map of Elegant bronzeback, Dendrelaphis formosus in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Na Yong District, Trang
  • Phuket Province
Range map of Dendrelaphis formosus in Thailand