Species of Thailand

Malayan smooth snake

Liopeltis tricolor, Hermann Schlegel, 1837

(In Thai: งูสายทองมลายู)

Commonly known as Malayan ringneck, Liopeltis tricolor is a species of snake found in Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippine Islands, Singapore and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Liopeltis
Species
Liopeltis tricolor

Common names

  • German: Dreifarbige Halsbandnatter
  • English:
    • Malayan smooth snake
    • Three-coloured ringneck
    • Malayan ringneck
  • Thai: งูสายทองมลายู

Synonyms

  • Liopeltis tricolor, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Liopeltis tricolor, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Liopeltis tricolor, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Liopeltis tricolor, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Liopeltis tricolor, John Roscoe Hendrickson (1966)
  • Ablabes tricolor, Theodorus Willem van Lidth de Jeude (1922)
  • Gongylosoma tricolor, G. Hope Sworder (1922)
  • Ablabes tricolor, George Albert Boulenger (1890)
  • Cyclophis tricolor, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1873)
  • Phragmitophis tricolor, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1862)

Photos

No photo for this species yet

Range Map

Distribution map of Malayan smooth snake, Liopeltis tricolor in Thailand
  • Huai Yot District, Trang
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Sok National Park
Range map of Liopeltis tricolor in Thailand

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