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Species of Thailand

Barron's kukri snake

In Thai: งูปี่แก้วลายหัวใจ, ngu pbi gaeow lai hua jai

Binomial name: Oligodon barroni, Malcolm Arthur Smith, 1916

Oligodon barroni is a species of snake in the family Colubridae. The species is endemic to Southeast Asia.

Etymology

The specific name, barroni, is in honor of Mr. P.A.R. Barron who collected the first three specimens including the holotype.

Geographic range

O. barroni is found in Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Oligodon
Species
Oligodon barroni

Common names

  • German: Barrons Lukrinatter
  • English: Barron's kukri snake
  • Thai: งูปี่แก้วลายหัวใจ, ngu pbi gaeow lai hua jai

Synonyms

  • Oligodon barroni, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Oligodon barroni, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Oligodon barroni, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Oligodon barroni, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Holarchus taeniatus caudaensis, René Léon Bourret (1934)
  • Simotes barroni, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1916)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Oligodon barroni
Oligodon barroni
Oligodon barroni

Range Map

Distribution map of Barron's kukri snake, Oligodon barroni in Thailand
  • Det Udom District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Yai Da
  • Muak Lek District, Saraburi
  • Mueang Phichit District, Phichit
  • Mueang Rayong District, Rayong
  • Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
  • Si Racha District, Chonburi
  • Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
Range map of Oligodon barroni in Thailand