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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Mekong mud snake

Thai: งูสายรุ้งลาย, ngu sai rung lai

Binomial name: Enhydris subtaeniata, René Léon Bourret, 1934

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Enhydris
Species
Enhydris subtaeniata

Common names

  • English:
    • Mekong mud snake
    • Striped water snake
  • Thai: งูสายรุ้งลาย, ngu sai rung lai

Synonyms

  • Enhydris subtaeniata, John C. Murphy & Harold Knight Voris (2014)
  • Enhydris subtaeniata, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Enhydris subtaeniata, Daryl Ralph Karns et al. (2010)
  • Enhydris subtaeniata, Harold Knight Voris (2006)
  • Enhydris subtaeniata, Daryl Ralph Karns et al. (2005)
  • Hypsirhina enhydris subtaeniata, René Léon Bourret (1934)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Enhydris subtaeniata (subadult)

Enhydris subtaeniata (subadult)

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Distribution map of Mekong mud snake, Enhydris subtaeniata in Thailand
  • Khon San District, Chaiyaphum
  • Khong Chai District, Kalasin
  • Mueang Loei District, Loei
  • Mueang Nakhon Sawan District, Nakhon Sawan
  • Mueang Nongbua Lamphu District, Nong Bua Lamphu
  • Mueang Udon Thani District, Udon Thani
  • Nong Han District, Udon Thani
  • Pak Thong Chai District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Phibun Rak District, Udon Thani
  • Prachantakham District, Prachinburi
  • Warin Chamrap District, Ubon Ratchathani

Range map of Enhydris subtaeniata in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

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

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