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Malayan bridle snake

Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนมลายู (ngu plong chanuan malayu)

Binomial name: Lycodon subannulatus, André Marie Constant Duméril, Gabriel Bibron & Auguste Duméril, 1854

Also known as southern bridle snake, Malayan bridle snake (Lycodon subannulatus) is a species of snake found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and South Thailand.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Südliche Zügelnatter
  • English:
    • Malayan bridal snake
    • Southern bridle snake
  • Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนมลายู (ngu plong chanuan malayu)

Synonyms

  • Lycodon subannulatus, Alex Figueroa et al. (2016)
  • Dryocalamus subannulatus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Dryocalamus subannulatus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Dryocalamus subannulatus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Dryocalamus cf. subannulatus, Rudolf Malkmus & Michael Kunkel (1992)
  • Dryocalamus davisonii tungsongensis, Wirot Nutphand (1986)
  • Dryocalamus subannulatus, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Hydrophobus subannulatus, George Albert Boulenger (1890)
  • Nymphodidium subannulatus, William Thomas Blanford (1881)
  • Nymphodidium maculatum, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Odontomus subannulata, Giorgio Jan (1863)
  • Odontomus subannulatus, Pieter Bleeker (1858)
  • Odontomus sub annulatus, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Lycodon subannulatus

Lycodon subannulatus

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Lycodon subannulatus

Lycodon subannulatus

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Distribution map of Malayan bridle snake, Lycodon subannulatus in Thailand

Range map of Lycodon subannulatus 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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