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Species of Thailand

Small-banded kukri snake

Oligodon fasciolatus

(Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1864)

In Thai: งูปี่แก้วลายแต้ม, ngu pbi geaow lai taem

Oligodon fasciolatus, commonly known as the small-banded kukri snake or the fasciolated kukri snake, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae. The species is native to Southeast Asia. This snake uniquely eviscerates live poisonous toads, Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Asian common toads), to avoid toxic white liquid the toad secretes.

Geographic range

O. fasciolatus is found in southeastern Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.


The preferred natural habitat of O. fasciolatus is forest.


O. fasciolatus may attain a total length of 115 cm.


O. fasciolatus is oviparous.

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Scientific classification

Oligodon fasciolatus

Common names

  • English:
    • Banded kukri snake
    • Small-banded kukri snake
    • Fasciolated kukri snake
  • Thai: งูปี่แก้วลายแต้ม, ngu pbi geaow lai taem


  • Oligodon fasciolatus, Patrick David et al. (2022)
  • Oligodon fasciolatus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Oligodon fasciolatus, Patrick David et al. (2008)
  • Oligodon cyclurus smithi, Filip Longhitano (2007)
  • Oligodon cyclurus smithi, Karl Patterson Schmidt & Kunz (2005)
  • Oligodon fasciolatus, Patrick David et al. (2004)
  • Oligodon cyclurus smithi, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Oligodon fasciolatus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Oligodon cyclurus superfluens, Edward Harrison Taylor (1965)
  • Oligodon cyclurus smithi, Franz Werner (1925)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)


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Oligodon fasciolatus - Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
Oligodon fasciolatus - Oligodon fasciolatus - Kaeng Krachan National Park
Oligodon fasciolatus - Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
Oligodon fasciolatus - Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
Oligodon fasciolatus (juvenile) - Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
Oligodon fasciolatus (juvenile) - Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
Oligodon fasciolatus (striped patterns) - Nam Nao National Park

Range Map

Distribution map of Small-banded kukri snake, Oligodon fasciolatus in Thailand
  • Ban Bueng District, Chonburi
  • Ban Chang District, Rayong
  • Ban Khai District, Rayong
  • Ban Kruat District, Buriram
  • Ban Lat District, Phetchaburi
  • Ban Pong District, Ratchaburi
  • Ban Rai District, Uthai Thani
  • Bang Bon District, Bangkok
  • Bang Khae District, Bangkok
  • Bang Khen District, Bangkok
  • Bang Krathum District, Phitsanulok
  • Bang Kruai District, Nonthaburi
  • Bang Lamung District, Chonburi
  • Bang Sue District, Bangkok
  • Bang Yai District, Nonthaburi
  • Bangkok Province
  • Bangkok Noi District, Bangkok
  • Bangkok Yai District, Bangkok
  • Banphot Phisai District, Nakhon Sawan
  • Benchalak District, Sisaket
  • Bo Kluea District, Nan
  • Bo Rai District, Trat
  • Buachet District, Surin
  • Bueng Khong Long District, Bueng Kan
  • Bueng Kum District, Bangkok
  • Buntharik District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi
  • Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai
  • Chiang Kham District, Phayao
  • Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai
  • Chok Chai District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Chom Bueng District, Ratchaburi
  • Chom Thong District, Chiang Mai
  • Dan Khun Thot District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Den Chai District, Phrae
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Dok Khamtai District, Phayao
  • Hang Chat District, Lampang
  • Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai
  • Hot District, Chiang Mai
  • Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Huai Khwang District, Bangkok
  • Kaeng Hang Maeo District, Chanthaburi
  • Kaeng Khoi District, Saraburi
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kham Thale So District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Khamcha-i District, Mukdahan
  • Khan Na Yao District, Bangkok
  • Khao Kho District, Phetchabun
  • Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Yai Da
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khlong Hat District, Sa Kaeo
  • Khlong Luang District, Pathum Thani
  • Khon Buri District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Khueang Nai District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Khun Tan District, Chiang Rai
  • Klaeng District, Rayong
  • Ko Chang District, Trat
  • Ko Kha District, Lampang
  • Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
  • Lao Khwan District, Kanchanaburi
  • Lat Phrao District, Bangkok
  • Li District, Lamphun
  • Loeng Nok Tha District, Yasothon
  • Lom Sak District, Phetchabun
  • Long District, Phrae
  • Mae Chan District, Chiang Rai
  • Mae Mo District, Lampang
  • Mae On District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Ramat District, Tak
  • Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Sai District, Chiang Rai
  • Mae Sot District, Tak
  • Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
  • Mae Tha, Lamphun District, Lamphun
  • Muak Lek District, Saraburi
  • Mueang Amnat Charoen District, Amnat Charoen
  • Mueang Buriram District, Buriram
  • Mueang Chainat District, Chainat
  • Mueang Chaiyaphum District, Chaiyaphum
  • Mueang Chanthaburi District, Chanthaburi
  • Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
  • Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai
  • Mueang Chonburi District, Chonburi
  • Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi
  • Mueang Khon Kaen District, Khon Kaen
  • Mueang Lampang District, Lampang
  • Mueang Lamphun District, Lamphun
  • Mueang Loei District, Loei
  • Mueang Lopburi District, Lopburi
  • Mueang Mae Hong Son District, Mae Hong Son
  • Mueang Maha Sarakham District, Maha Sarakham
  • Mueang Mukdahan District, Mukdahan
  • Mueang Nakhon Phanom District, Nakhon Phanom
  • Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Mueang Nong Khai District, Nong Khai
  • Mueang Nongbua Lamphu District, Nong Bua Lamphu
  • Mueang Nonthaburi District, Nonthaburi
  • Mueang Pan District, Lampang
  • Mueang Pathum Thani District, Pathum Thani
  • Mueang Phayao District, Phayao
  • Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi
  • Mueang Phichit District, Phichit
  • Mueang Phitsanulok District, Phitsanulok
  • Mueang Phrae District, Phrae
  • Mueang Prachinburi District, Prachinburi
  • Mueang Prachuap Khiri Khan District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Mueang Rayong District, Rayong
  • Mueang Roi Et District, Roi Et
  • Mueang Sisaket District, Sisaket
  • Mueang Suphanburi District, Suphan Buri
  • Mueang Tak District, Tak
  • Mueang Ubon Ratchathani District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Mueang Udon Thani District, Udon Thani
  • Na Kae District, Nakhon Phanom
  • Na Noi District, Nan
  • Na Wa District, Nakhon Phanom
  • Na Yai Am District, Chanthaburi
  • Nakhon Thai District, Phitsanulok
  • Nam Nao District, Phetchabun
  • Namtok Phlio National Park
  • Namtok Sam Lan National Park
  • Nikhom Phatthana District, Rayong
  • Nong Bua Rawe District, Chaiyaphum
  • Nong Bun Mak District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Nong Han District, Udon Thani
  • Nong Hin District, Loei
  • Nong Khaem District, Bangkok
  • Nong Phai District, Phetchabun
  • Nong Wua So District, Udon Thani
  • Pa Sang District, Lamphun
  • Pai District, Mae Hong Son
  • Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi
  • Pak Tho District, Ratchaburi
  • Pak Thong Chai District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Pang Mapha District, Mae Hong Son
  • Phak Hai District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
  • Phanat Nikhom District, Chonburi
  • Phang Khon District, Sakon Nakhon
  • Phanom Dong Rak District, Surin
  • Phatthana Nikhom District, Lopburi
  • Phaya Mengrai District, Chiang Rai
  • Phen District, Udon Thani
  • Phon Phisai District, Nong Khai
  • Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
  • Phra Phutthabat District, Saraburi
  • Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan
  • Phra Samut Chedi District, Samut Prakan
  • Phra Thong Kham District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Phu Khiao District, Chaiyaphum
  • Phu Luang District, Loei
  • Phu Toei National Park
  • Plaeng Yao District, Chachoengsao
  • Pluak Daeng District, Rayong
  • Prakhon Chai District, Buriram
  • Pran Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Prasat District, Surin
  • Pua District, Nan
  • Sahatsakhan District, Kalasin
  • Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi
  • Sakaerat Environmental Research Station
  • Sakon Nakhon Province
  • San Kamphaeng District, Chiang Mai
  • San Pa Tong District, Chiang Mai
  • San Sai District, Chiang Mai
  • Sanam Chai Khet District, Chachoengsao
  • Sangkhla Buri District, Kanchanaburi
  • Saraphi District, Chiang Mai
  • Sattahip District, Chonburi
  • Sawang Daen Din District, Sakon Nakhon
  • Selaphum District, Roi Et
  • Si Bun Rueang District, Nong Bua Lamphu
  • Si Racha District, Chonburi
  • Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi
  • Si Songkhram District, Nakhon Phanom
  • Sikhio District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Soi Dao District, Chanthaburi
  • Song District, Phrae
  • Song Phi Nong District, Suphan Buri
  • Suan Phueng District, Ratchaburi
  • Suwannaphum District, Roi Et
  • Ta Phraya National Park
  • Tao Ngoi District, Sakon Nakhon
  • Tarutao National Marine Park
  • Tha Luang District, Lopburi
  • Tha Mai District, Chanthaburi
  • Tha Maka District, Kanchanaburi
  • Tha Muang District, Kanchanaburi
  • Tha Takiap District, Chachoengsao
  • That Phanom District, Nakhon Phanom
  • Thep Sathit District, Chaiyaphum
  • Thong Pha Phum District, Kanchanaburi
  • Thong Pha Phum National Park
  • Thong Saen Khan District, Uttaradit
  • Thung Hua Chang District, Lamphun
  • Thung Khru District, Bangkok
  • Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Trakan Phuet Phon District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • U Thong District, Suphan Buri
  • Wang Chan District, Rayong
  • Wang Nam Khiao District, Nakhon Ratchasima
  • Wang Nam Yen District, Sa Kaeo
  • Wang Saphung District, Loei
  • Wang Sombun District, Sa Kaeo
  • Warin Chamrap District, Ubon Ratchathani
  • Waritchaphum District, Sakon Nakhon
  • Wat Bot District, Phitsanulok
  • Watthana Nakhon District, Sa Kaeo
  • Wiang Chiang Rung District, Chiang Rai
  • Wiset Chai Chan District, Ang Thong
  • Yang Talat District, Kalasin
  • Yod Dom Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Oligodon fasciolatus in Thailand