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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
Range map of Dendrelaphis formosus in Thailand