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Malayan banded wolf snake

Binomial name: Lycodon subcinctus (Friedrich Boie, 1827)

Commonly known as Malayan banded wolf snake, Lycodon subcinctus is a species of colubrid snake found in Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia,  China, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam, West Malaysia, and India (Nicobar Islands).

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Lycodon
Species
Lycodon subcinctus

Common names

  • English: Malayan banded wolf snake, White-banded wolf snake
  • Thai: งูปล้องฉนวนบ้าน

Subspecies

  • Lycodon subcinctus maculatus (Edward Drinker Cope, 1895)
  • Lycodon subcinctus sealei (Alan E. Leviton, 1955)
  • Lycodon subcinctus subcinctus (Friedrich Boie, 1827)

Synonyms

  • Lycodon subcinctus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Lycodon subcinctus sealei, Maren Gaulke (2002)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Benedetto Lanza (1999)
  • Lycodon subcinctus subcinctus, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Ophites subcinctus, R. C. H. Teo & S. Rajathurai (1997)
  • Lycodon subcinctus sealei, Hidetoshi Ota & Charles Andrew Ross (1994)
  • Lycodon suratensis, Wirot Nutphand (1986)
  • Lycodon subcinctus subcinctus, Alan E. Leviton (1955)
  • Lycodon subcinctus sealei, Alan E. Leviton (1955)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Anoplophallus maculatus, Edward Drinker Cope (1895)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Elapoides annulatus, Henri Émile Sauvage (1884)
  • Ophitis (sic) subcinctus, Abraham Carel J. Edeling (1870)
  • Ophites succinctus (sic), Pieter Bleeker (1858)
  • Ophites subcinctus, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Lycodon platurinus, Theodore Edward Cantor (1847)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Hermann Schlegel (1837)
  • Ophites subcinctus, Johann Georg Wagler (1830)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Friedrich Boie (1827)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Caspar Georg Carl Reinwardt (1827)
  • Lycodon subcinctus subcinctus, Friedrich Boie (1827)
  • Lycodon subcinctus, Hermann Schlegel (1826)
  • Natrix platyrhinus, Blasius Merrem (1820)
  • Coluber platurinus, George Shaw (1802)

Malayan banded wolf snake is found in following locations in Thailand

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Lycodon subcinctus maculatus

Lycodon subcinctus maculatus

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Lycodon subcinctus maculatus

Lycodon subcinctus maculatus

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Lycodon subcinctus (juvenile)

Lycodon subcinctus (juvenile)

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Distribution map of Malayan banded wolf snake, Lycodon subcinctus in Thailand

Range map of Lycodon subcinctus in Thailand

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