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Species of Thailand

Burmese bronzeback

Dendrelaphis subocularis

(George Albert Boulenger, 1888)

In Thai: งูสายม่านเกล็ดใต้ตาใหญ่ (ngu sai man klet tai dta yai)

Dendrelaphis subocularis, the mountain bronzeback or Burmese bronzeback, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae. The species is found in Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, and Indonesia.

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Scientific classification

Dendrelaphis subocularis

Common names

  • German: Birmesische Bronzenatter
  • English:
    • Burmese bronzeback
    • Mountain bronzeback
  • Thai: งูสายม่านเกล็ดใต้ตาใหญ่ (ngu sai man klet tai dta yai)


  • Dendrelaphis subocularis, Sang Ngoc Nguyen et al. (2023)
  • Dendrelaphis subocularis, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Dendrelaphis subocularis, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Dendrelaphis subocularis, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Ahaetulla subocularis, Indraneil Das (1997)
  • Dendrelaphis subocularis, Ermi Zhao & Kraig Adler (1993)
  • Dendrophis tristis subocularis, Wilhelm Meise & Emil Hans Willi Hennig (1932)
  • Dendrelaphis subocularis, George Albert Boulenger (1894)
  • Dendrophis subocularis, George Albert Boulenger (1888)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Dendrelaphis subocularis (juvenile)
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Range Map

Distribution map of Burmese bronzeback, Dendrelaphis subocularis in Thailand
  • Ban Rai District, Uthai Thani
  • Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi
  • Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Lan Sak District, Uthai Thani
  • Mae La Noi District, Mae Hong Son
  • Mae On District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Takhrai National Park
  • Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi
  • Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Mueang Rayong District, Rayong
  • Mueang Tak District, Tak
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Pak Tho District, Ratchaburi
  • Pho Si Suwan District, Sisaket
  • Pong District, Phayao
  • Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Sam Khok District, Pathum Thani
  • Sattahip District, Chonburi
  • Tha Takiap District, Chachoengsao
  • Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
  • Wang Nuea District, Lampang
  • Wang Thong District, Phitsanulok
Range map of Dendrelaphis subocularis in Thailand