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Species of Thailand

Mouhot's kukri snake

Oligodon mouhoti

(George Albert Boulenger, 1914)

In Thai: งูงอดเขมร, ngu ngod khamin

Oligodon mouhoti, also known as the Cambodian kukri snake or Mouhot's kukri snake, is a species of snake of the family Colubridae. It was named for French naturalist Henri Mouhot.

The snake is found in Cambodia and Thailand and possibly in southern Vietnam and Laos.

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Scientific classification

Oligodon mouhoti

Common names

  • German: Mouhots Kukrinatter
  • English:
    • Mouhot’s kukri snake
    • Cambodian kukri snake
  • Thai: งูงอดเขมร, ngu ngod khamin


  • Oligodon mouhoti, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Oligodon mouhoti, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Oligodon mouhoti, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Holarchus taeniatus mouhoti, Doris Mable Cochran (1930)
  • Simotes taeniatus mouhoti, George Albert Boulenger (1914)
  • Holarchus taeniatus mouhoti, George Albert Boulenger (1914)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)


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Oligodon mouhoti - Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
Oligodon mouhoti - Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi

Range Map

Distribution map of Mouhot's kukri snake, Oligodon mouhoti in Thailand
  • Ban Lat District, Phetchaburi
  • Ban Phraek District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
  • Ban Pong District, Ratchaburi
  • Bang Mun Nak District, Phichit
  • Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan
  • Bang Saphan Noi District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Bangkok Province
  • Banphot Phisai District, Nakhon Sawan
  • Bo Phloi District, Kanchanaburi
  • Bueng Samakkhi District, Kamphaeng Phet
  • Cha-Am District, Phetchaburi
  • Chum Saeng District, Nakhon Sawan
  • Damnoen Saduak District, Ratchaburi
  • Dan Chang District, Suphan Buri
  • Doem Bang Nang Buat District, Suphan Buri
  • Hat Yai District, Songkhla
  • Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Huai Yang Waterfall National Park
  • Kaeng Krachan District, Phetchaburi
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Kamphaeng Saen District, Nakhon Pathom
  • Khlong Hoi Khong District, Songkhla
  • Lan Sak District, Uthai Thani
  • Mueang Chainat District, Chainat
  • Mueang Chumphon District, Chumphon
  • Mueang Kamphaeng Phet District, Kamphaeng Phet
  • Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi
  • Mueang Lopburi District, Lopburi
  • Mueang Nakhon Pathom District, Nakhon Pathom
  • Mueang Phetchaburi District, Phetchaburi
  • Mueang Phichit District, Phichit
  • Mueang Prachuap Khiri Khan District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Mueang Ratchaburi District, Ratchaburi
  • Mueang Sing Buri District, Sing Buri
  • Mueang Suphanburi District, Suphan Buri
  • Mueang Tak District, Tak
  • Nakhon Pathom Province
  • Nong Prue District, Kanchanaburi
  • Pak Tho District, Ratchaburi
  • Pang Sila Thong District, Kamphaeng Phet
  • Pho Thong District, Ang Thong
  • Sam Roi Yot District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • Sao Hai District, Saraburi
  • Sawi District, Chumphon
  • Tha Chang District, Sing Buri
  • Tha Maka District, Kanchanaburi
  • Tha Muang District, Kanchanaburi
  • Tha Yang District, Phetchaburi
  • Thap Sakae District, Prachuap Khiri Khan
  • U Thong District, Suphan Buri
  • Wang Chao District, Tak
  • Yarang District, Pattani
Range map of Oligodon mouhoti in Thailand