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Snakes of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Malayan spotted keelback

Binomial name: Xenochrophis maculatus, Abraham Carel J. Edeling, 1864

The spotted keelback (Xenochrophis maculatus) is a species of snake of the family Colubridae.

Geographic range

The snake is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Xenochrophis
Species
Xenochrophis maculatus

Common names

  • German: Gefleckte Fischnatter
  • English:
    • Malayan spotted keelback
    • Spotted keelback

Synonyms

  • Xenochrophis maculatus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Xenochrophis maculatus, Rudolf Malkmus et al. (2002)
  • Xenochrophis maculatus, E. V. Malnate & Garth Underwood (1988)
  • Macropophis maculatus, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1983)
  • Macropophis maculatus, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1978)
  • Macropophis maculata, E. V. Malnate (1960)
  • Natrix maculata, Norman Smedley (1931)
  • Natrix maculata, Thomas Barbour (1912)
  • Tropidonotus maculatus, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Tropidonotus sundanensis, Albert Charles Lewis G√ľnther (1865)
  • Tropidonotus maculatus, Abraham Carel J. Edeling (1864)
  • Tropidonotus sundanensis, Pieter Bleeker (1858)
  • Tropidonotus sundanensis, Pieter Bleeker (1857)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Malayan spotted keelback, Xenochrophis maculatus in Thailand
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
Range map of Xenochrophis maculatus in Thailand