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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Kopstein's bronzeback

Thai: งูสายม่านคอแดง, ngu sai man khor daeng

Binomial name: Dendrelaphis kopsteini, Gernot Vogel & Johan van Rooijen, 2007

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Scientific classification

Dendrelaphis kopsteini

Common names

  • English:
    • Kopstein’s bronzeback
    • Elegant bronzeback
    • Kopstein's bronzeback tree snake
  • Thai: งูสายม่านคอแดง, ngu sai man khor daeng


  • Dendrelaphis kopsteini, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Dendrelaphis kopsteini, Livigni (2013)
  • Dendrelaphis kopsteini, Gernot Vogel & Johan van Rooijen (2007)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Djoko Tjahjono Iskandar & E. Colijn (2002)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Wirot Nutphand (2001)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Olivier Sylvain Gérard Pauwels et al. (2000)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Thomas Ziegler & Gernot Vogel (1999)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Lim & Lim (1992)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Gernot Vogel (1990)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Kelvin Kok Peng Lim & Lee (1989)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1983)
  • Dendrophis formosa, Frith (1977)
  • Ahaetulla formosa, Edward Harrison Taylor (1965)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Stanley Smyth Flower (1899)
  • Dendrelaphis formosus, Stanley Smyth Flower (1897)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Kopstein's bronzeback, Dendrelaphis kopsteini in Thailand

Range map of Dendrelaphis kopsteini in Thailand

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

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