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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Common bridle snake

Binomial name: Dryocalamus davisonii (William Thomas Blanford, 1878)

Dryocalamus davisonii, commonly known as Blanford's bridle snake or Blanford's bridal snake, is a species of harmless colubrid snake endemic to Asia.

Geographic range

D. davisonii is found in Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Etymology

The specific name, davisonii, is in honor of British ornithologist William Ruxton Davison.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Dryocalamus
Species
Dryocalamus davisonii

Common names

  • German: Nördliche Zügelnatter
  • English: Common bridle snake, Bridle snake, Blanford's bridal snake
  • Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนอินเดีย (Ngoo bplông chà-nŭan In-dia)

Synonyms

  • Dryocalamus davisonii, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Dryocalamus davisonii, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Dryocalamus davisoni, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Dryocalamus davisonii, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Dryocalamus davisonii, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Dryocalamus davisonii, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Hydrophobus davisonii, George Albert Boulenger (1890)
  • Ulupe davisonii, William Thomas Blanford (1878)
  • Ulupe davisoni, William Thomas Blanford (1878)

Common bridle snake is found in following locations in Thailand

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Dryocalamus davisonii

Dryocalamus davisonii

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Dryocalamus davisonii (creamy coloration)

Dryocalamus davisonii (creamy coloration)

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Dryocalamus davisonii (creamy coloration)

Dryocalamus davisonii (creamy coloration)

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Dryocalamus davisonii (yellow bands)

Dryocalamus davisonii (yellow bands)

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Dryocalamus davisonii (black/white)

Dryocalamus davisonii (black/white)

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Distribution map of Common bridle snake, Dryocalamus davisonii in Thailand

Range map of Dryocalamus davisonii in Thailand

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