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Snakes of Thailand


Snakes of Thailand Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Colubrinae
Genus: Dryocalamus (Bridle Snakes)

Dryocalamus davisonii (Common Bridle Snake)
Picture: J. Bulian

Distribution area Dryocalamus davisonii (Common Bridle Snake)
Thai:
(ngu plong chanuan india)

Size: 60 cm

Distribution area: To be found throughout Thailand, however more frequently in the north.

Behaviour: A nocturnal snake, which is to be found at ground level and in bushes and trees.

Danger level: None

Note: Danger of mistake with:
Boiga dendrophila
Lycodon laoensis
Bungarus fasciatus (Krait) Strong venomous, deadly! Death Risk!

Dryocalamus subannulatus (Malayan Bridle Snake)
Picture: J. Bulian

Distribution area Dryocalamus subannulatus (Malayan Bridle Snake)
Thai:
(ngu plong chanuan malayu)

Size: 60 cm

Distribution area: In southern Thailand from 11-°latitude. Particularly common in the Nakhon Si Tammarat province.

Behaviour: A nocturnal snake which is to be found predominantly in trees. In addition, they live mainly in forests, but can also be found in the proximity of human settlements.

Danger level: None

Note: Danger of mistake with:
Boiga dendrophila
Lycodon laoensis
Bungarus fasciatus (Krait) Strong venomous, deadly! Death Risk!
Mildly-venomous/non-venomous snakes of Thailand
Venomous snakes of Thailand


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