Species of Thailand
Assam mountain snake
Thai: งูหัวลายลูกศร, ngu hua lai look sorn
Binomial name: Plagiopholis nuchalis, George Albert Boulenger, 1893
Plagiopholis nuchalis, commonly known as the Assam mountain snake, is a species of colubrid snake. It is found in Yunnan (China), Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, possibly also in Assam region of India and in Vietnam. Specimens from Yunnan have been described as the subspecies Plagiopholis nuchalis kunmingensis.
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- Plagiopholis nuchalis
- German: Indische Halsbandnatter
- Assam mountain snake
- Assamese mountain snake
- Thai: งูหัวลายลูกศร, ngu hua lai look sorn
- Plagiopholis nuchalis, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
- Plagiopholis nuchalis, Frank Tillack et al. (2006)
- Plagiopholis nuchalis, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
- Oligodon kunmingensis, Zi-Tong Kou & Jie-Yun Wu (1993)
- Plagiopholis nuchalis, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
- Plagiopholis nuchalis, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1940)
- Trirhinopholis nuchalis, Frank Wall (1921)
- Oligodon evansi, Frank Wall (1913)
- Trirhinopholis nuchalis, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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- Doi Chiang Dao
- Doi Inthanon National Park
- Doi Khun Tan National Park
- Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park
- Doi Suthep-Pui National Park
- Kaeng Krachan National Park
- Khao Yai National Park
- Mae Taeng District, Chiang Mai
- Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai
- Mueang Pan District, Lampang
- Omkoi District, Chiang Mai
- Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
- Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary
- Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Plagiopholis nuchalis in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.
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