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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Brown wolf snake

Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนสีน้ำตาล, ngu plong cha nuan see namdtan

Binomial name: Lycodon effraenis, Theodore Edward Cantor, 1847

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Braune Wolfszahnnatter
  • English:
    • Brown wolf snake
    • Scarce wolf snake
  • Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนสีน้ำตาล, ngu plong cha nuan see namdtan

Synonyms

  • Lycodon effraenis, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Lycodon effraenis, David J. Gower et al. (2012)
  • Lycodon effraenis, Benedetto Lanza (1999)
  • Lycodon effraenis, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Lycodon effraenis, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Lycodon effraensis (sic), Wolfgang Grossmann (1989)
  • Lycodon effraenis, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1954)
  • Lycodon effrenis, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Lycodon effrenis, George Albert Boulenger (1892)
  • Lycodon effrenis, George Albert Boulenger (1890)
  • Tetragonosoma effrene, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1870)
  • Tetragonosoma effrene, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1858)
  • Lycodon effrænis, Theodore Edward Cantor (1847)
  • Tetragonosoma effrene, Theodore Edward Cantor (1847)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Brown wolf snake, Lycodon effraenis in Thailand

Range map of Lycodon effraenis 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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