Laotian wolf snake
Lycodon laoensis, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1864
งูปล้องฉนวนลาว, ngu plong cha nuan lao)
Lycodon laoensis, commonly known as the Indochinese wolf snake or Laotian wolf snake, is a species of colubrid snake, which is endemic to Asia.
It is found in India, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China (Yunnan), and West Malaysia.
Dorsally it is dark brown, with a whitish or yellowish crossband on the occiput, and similar body crossbands which bifurcate on the sides. Ventrally it is whitish. Adults are about .5 m (20 inches) in total length, which includes the tail of about 10 cm (4 inches).
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Subphylum Vertebrata Class Reptilia Order Squamata Suborder Serpentes Family Colubridae Genus Lycodon Species Lycodon laoensis
German: Laotische Wolfszahnnatter English: Laotian wolf snake Indochinese wolf snake Yellow-barred wolf snake Laos wolf snake Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนลาว, ngu plong cha nuan lao งูปล้องฉนวนลายเหลือง, ngu plong cha nuan lai leuang
Lycodon laoensis, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014) Lycodon laoensis, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009) Lycodon laoensis, Benedetto Lanza (1999) Lycodon laoensis, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998) Lycodon laoensis, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997) Ophites laoensis, Ermi Zhao & Kraig Adler (1993) Lycodon laoensis, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943) Lycodon laoensis, George Albert Boulenger (1893) Lycodon laoensis, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
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