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Species of Thailand

Triangle keelback

In Thai: งูลายสอลายสามเหลี่ยม, ngu lai sor lai sam liam

Binomial name: Xenochrophis trianguligerus, Heinrich Boie, 1827

The triangle keelback (Xenochrophis trianguligerus) is a species of snake found in Brunei Darussalam, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, India (Nicobar Islands; Arunachal Pradesh (Deban - Changlang district)), Indonesia (Nias, Mentawai, Sumatra, Riau Archipelago, Bangka, Billiton, Borneo, Java, Sulawesi=Celebes, Sangihe Archipelago, Ternate), Laos, Malaysia (Malaya and East Malaysia), Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

The type locality is Java.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Natricidae
Genus
Xenochrophis
Species
Xenochrophis trianguligerus

Common names

  • German: Dreiecks-Fischnatter
  • English: Triangle keelback
  • Thai:
    • งูลายสอลายสามเหลี่ยม, ngu lai sor lai sam liam
    • งูลายสอน้ำตก, ngu lai sor namtok

Synonyms

  • Xenochrophis trianguligerus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Xenochrophis trianguligerus, Rudolf Malkmus et al. (2002)
  • Sinonatrix trianguligera, Ding-Qi Rao & Da-Tong Yang (1998)
  • Xenochrophis trianguligera, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Xenochrophis trianguligerus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Natrix trianguligera, Richard Shine (1994)
  • Xenochrophis trianguligerus, E. V. Malnate & Garth Underwood (1988)
  • Sinonatrix trianguligerus, Ulrich Manthey (1983)
  • Natrix trianguligera, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1978)
  • Sinonatrix trianguligera, Douglas Athon Rossman & W. G. Eberle (1977)
  • Natrix trianguligera, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1972)
  • Natrix trianguligera, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1943)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus, Theodorus Willem van Lidth de Jeude (1922)
  • Natrix trianguligera, Thomas Barbour (1912)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus, Axel Johan Einar Lönnberg (1899)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus, George Albert Boulenger (1893)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus var. annularis, Johann Gustav Fischer (1885)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Tropidonotus umbratus var., Theodore Edward Cantor (1847)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus, Hermann Schlegel (1837)
  • Tropidonotus trianguligerus, Friedrich Boie (1827)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Xenochrophis trianguligerus
Xenochrophis trianguligerus
Xenochrophis trianguligerus

Range Map

Distribution map of Triangle keelback, Xenochrophis trianguligerus in Thailand
Range map of Xenochrophis trianguligerus in Thailand