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Snakes of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Fire-back keelback

In Thai: งูลายสาบอัคคี, ngu lai sap ak-khi

Binomial name: Hebius igneus, Patrick David , Gernot Vogel, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, Alexandre Teynié & Thomas Ziegler, 2021

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Hebius
Species
Hebius igneus

Common names

  • Chinese: (火纹腹链蛇), huo wen fu lian she
  • German: Feuerfleckige Wassernatter
  • English: Fire-back keelback
  • French: Hébius igné
  • Thai:
    • งูลายสาบอัคคี, ngu lai sap ak-khi
    • งูลายสาบไฟ, ngu lai-sab fai
  • Vietnam: Rắn sãi lửa

Photos

Hebius igneus

Range Map

Distribution map of Fire-back keelback, Hebius igneus in Thailand
Range map of Hebius igneus in Thailand