Species of Thailand

Common bridle snake

Lycodon davisonii, William Thomas Blanford, 1878

(In Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนอินเดีย (ngoo plong cha-nuan India))

Lycodon davisonii, commonly known as Blanford's bridle snake, is a species of harmless colubrid snake endemic to Asia. Blanford's bridle snake is so named because its slim body resembles the bridle used to control horses.

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
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Lycodon
Species
Lycodon davisonii

Common names

  • German: Nördliche Zügelnatter
  • English:
    • Common bridle snake
    • Bridle snake
    • Blanford's bridal snake
  • Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนอินเดีย (ngoo plong cha-nuan India)

Synonyms

  • Lycodon davisonii, Alex Figueroa et al. (2016)
  • 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 davisoni, William Thomas Blanford (1878)
  • Ulupe davisonii, William Thomas Blanford (1878)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Dryocalamus davisonii
Dryocalamus davisonii
Dryocalamus davisonii (creamy coloration)
Dryocalamus davisonii (creamy coloration)
Dryocalamus davisonii (yellow bands)
Dryocalamus davisonii (black/white)

Range Map

Distribution map of Common bridle snake, Lycodon davisonii in Thailand
  • Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram
  • Ban Dung District, Udon Thani
  • Ban Laem District, Phetchaburi
  • Ban Lat District, Phetchaburi
  • Bang Krathum District, Phitsanulok
  • Bang Pa In District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
  • Bang Phae District, Ratchaburi
  • Bangkok Province
  • Buachet District, Surin
  • Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi
  • Chaloem Phra Kiat District, Saraburi
  • Chiang Muan District, Phayao
  • Erawan National Park
  • Hot District, Chiang Mai
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Huai Yot District, Trang
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kamphaeng Saen District, Nakhon Pathom
  • Kantharalak District, Sisaket
  • Kanthararom District, Sisaket
  • Kap Choeng District, Surin
  • Khanom District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
  • Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park
  • Khao Dinsor (Chumphon Raptor Center)
  • Khao Nang Phanthurat Forest Park
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Khao Yai Da
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khlong Wang Chao National Park
  • Khueang Nai District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Ko Kut District, Trat
  • Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani
  • Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
  • Ko Tao
  • Kra Buri District, Ranong
  • Kui Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Mae Wang National Park
  • Muang Sam Sip District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon
  • Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi
  • Mueang Lopburi District, Lopburi
  • Mueang Mukdahan District, Mukdahan
  • Mueang Ratchaburi District, Ratchaburi
  • Mueang Sakon Nakhon District, Sakon Nakhon
  • Mueang Samut Songkhram District, Samut Songkhram
  • Namtok Phlio National Park
  • Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Pang Mapha District, Mae Hong Son
  • Phanom Dong Rak District, Surin
  • Phi Phi Islands
  • Phrom Phiram District, Phitsanulok
  • Prasat District, Surin
  • Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Sapphaya District, Chainat
  • Sena District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
  • Si Chiang Mai District, Nong Khai
  • Si Racha District, Chonburi
  • Sop Prap District, Lampang
  • Sri Nakarin Dam National Park
  • Tha Li District, Loei
  • Tha Takiap District, Chachoengsao
  • Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
  • Tham Pha Tha Phon Non-Hunting Area
  • Thap Sakae District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi
  • Thung Salaeng Luang National Park
  • Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Warin Chamrap District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Watthana Nakhon District, Sa Kaeo
Range map of Lycodon davisonii in Thailand