Thai National Parks

Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Malayan brown snake

Binomial name: Xenelaphis hexagonotus (Theodore Edward Cantor, 1847)

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Xenelaphis
Species
Xenelaphis hexagonotus

Common names

  • German: Braunnatter
  • English: Malaysian brown snake
  • Thai: งูควนขนุน

Synonyms

  • Xenelaphis hexagonotus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Xenelaphis hexagonotus, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Xenelaphis hexagonotus, Robert Stuebing & Robert Frederick Inger (1999)
  • Xenelaphis hexagonotus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Xenelaphis hexagonotus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Xenelaphis hexagonotus, George Albert Boulenger (1894)
  • Xenelaphis hexagonotus, George Albert Boulenger (1890)
  • Ptyas hexagonotus, William Theobald (1876)
  • Ptyas hexagonotus, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1870)
  • Xenelaphis hexahonotus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Coryphodon hexanotus (sic), Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1858)
  • Coryphodon sub lutescens, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Coluber hexahonotus (sic), Theodore Edward Cantor (1847)
  • Coluber hexagonotus, Theodore Edward Cantor (1847)

Malayan brown snake is found in following locations in Thailand

Please note that this non-official list is not complete nor necessarily accurate. This list is a summary of checklists from other websites, blogs, publications, photo/videos published on various websites or our own findings. We appreciate your contributions with photo proof.

  • Khuan Khanun District
  • Su-ngai Kolok (Malay: Sungai Golok) District

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Malayan brown snake, Xenelaphis hexagonotus in Thailand
  • Khuan Khanun District
  • Su-ngai Kolok (Malay: Sungai Golok) District

Range map of Xenelaphis hexagonotus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are generated automatically based on very limited data we have about the protected sites, the data is not necessarily accurate. Please help us to improve our range maps by sharing your findings/knowledge.