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Spencer's mountain stream snake

In Thai: งูลายสอสองสี, ngu lai sor song see

Binomial name: Opisthotropis spenceri, Malcolm Arthur Smith, 1918

Smith's mountain keelback or Spencer's stream snake (Opisthotropis spenceri ) is a species of snake in the family Colubridae.

It is endemic to Thailand.

Etymology

Both the specific name, spenceri, and one of the common names, Spencer's stream snake, are in honor of Mr. F.D. Spencer who collected the type specimen.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Opisthotropis
Species
Opisthotropis spenceri

Common names

  • German: Spencers Bachnatter
  • English:
    • Spencer's mountain stream snake
    • Smith's mountain keelback
    • Spencer’s stream snake
    • Spencer's mountain keelback
  • Thai: งูลายสอสองสี, ngu lai sor song see

Synonyms

  • Opisthotropis spenceri, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Opisthotropis spenceri, David et al. (2011)
  • Opisthotrophis sic spenceri, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Opisthotropis spenceri, Walter Creighton Brown & Alan E. Leviton (1961)
  • Opisthotropis spenceri, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Opisthotropis spenceri, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1918)

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN2.3)

Data Deficient (IUCN2.3)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Spencer's mountain stream snake, Opisthotropis spenceri in Thailand
  • Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai
  • Ngao District, Lampang
  • Tha Wang Pha District, Nan
Range map of Opisthotropis spenceri in Thailand