Species of Thailand

Malayan bridle snake

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

(In Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนมลายู (ngu plong chanuan malayu))

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

Lycodon subannulatus

Common names

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


  • 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)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Lycodon subannulatus
Lycodon subannulatus

Range Map

Distribution map of Malayan bridle snake, Lycodon subannulatus in Thailand
  • Chana District, Songkhla
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Huai Yot District, Trang
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kathu District, Phuket
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani
  • Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
  • Kui Buri National Park
  • Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
  • Mueang Phuket District, Phuket
  • Mueang Songkhla District, Songkhla
  • Na Mom District, Songkhla
  • Na Yong District, Trang
  • Phuket Province
  • Sa Nang Manora Forest Park
  • Sai Buri District, Pattani
  • Tarutao National Marine Park
  • Thale Ban National Park
  • Waeng District, Narathiwat
  • Yan Ta Khao District, Trang
Range map of Lycodon subannulatus in Thailand

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