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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Chanard's mud snake

Binomial name: Enhydris chanardi (John C. Murphy & Harold K. Voris, 2005)

The Sind River snake (Enhydris chanardi ) is a species of mildly venomous, rear-fanged, colubrid snake. It is endemic to Thailand (near or around Bangkok).

Etymology

The specific name, chanardi, is in honor of Thai herpetologist (Mr.) Khun Tanya Chan-ard.

Behaviour

Enhydris chanardi is crepuscular or nocturnal. It preys on fish and frogs. Little else is known about this recently described species.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Enhydris
Species
Enhydris chanardi

Common names

  • English: Chanard's mud snake, Sind river snake

Synonyms

  • Enhydris chanardi, John C. Murphy & Merel J. Cox & Harold K. Voris (2014)
  • Enhydris chanardi, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Enhydris chanardi, John C. Murphy & Merel J. Cox & Harold K. Voris (2005)
  • Enhydris jagorii, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Enhydris jagorii, Doris Mable Cochran (1930)
  • Hypsirhina jagorii, Albert Charles Lewis G√ľnther (1864)

Chanard's mud snake is found in following locations in Thailand

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  • Bangkok Province

Conservation status

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

Data Deficient (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Chanard's mud snake, Enhydris chanardi in Thailand
  • Bangkok

Range map of Enhydris chanardi in Thailand

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