Species of Thailand
Green rat snake
Thai: งูสิงเขียว, ngu sing khiaow
Binomial name: Ptyas nigromarginata, Edward Blyth, 1854
Ptyas nigromarginata, commonly known as the green rat snake, is a species of colubrid snake endemic to Asia.
It is found in Nepal, India (Darjeeling, Sikkim, Assam), Northern Bangladesh, northern Myanmar, China (Guizhou, Yunnan, southwestern Sichuan, southeastern Xizang Tibet) and possibly northern Vietnam.
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A living speciemen in Thailand recorded by Sjon Hauser.
- Ptyas nigromarginata
- German: Grüne Gekielte Rattennatter
- Green rat snake
- Black-bordered rat snake
- Thai: งูสิงเขียว, ngu sing khiaow
- Ptyas nigromarginata, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
- Ptyas nigromarginata, Patrick David & Indraneil Das (2004)
- Zaocys nigromarginatus, R. C. Sharma (2004)
- Ptyas nigromarginata, Romulus Whitaker & Ashok Captain (2004)
- Coluber nigromarginatus, Indraneil Das (1996)
- Zaocys nigromarginatus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
- Zaocys dhumnades nigromarginatus, F. Angel & René Léon Bourret (1933)
- Zaocys nigromarginatus, Frank Wall (1908)
- Zaocys nigromarginatus, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
- Zaocys nigromarginatus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
- Coluber nigromarginatus, Edward Blyth (1854)
No photo for this species yet
- Bo Kluea District, Nan
- Doi Phu Kha National Park
- Pua District, Nan
Range map of Ptyas nigromarginata in Thailand
Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.
Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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