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35 Venomous Malaysia Snakes – Dangerous and Deadly

Venomous Snakes in Malaysia

The country of Malaysia also has a large number of venomous and very dangerous snakes. This is a list of venomous snakes, not including sea-snakes.

To IDENTIFY a Snake Found in Malaysia you can use our Snake ID link above in the menu.

  1. Bungarus candidusMalayan Krait, Common Krait, Blue Krait*
  2. Bungarus fasciatusBanded Krait*
  3. Bungarus flaviceps – Red-headed Krait *
  4. Calliophis bivirgata – Blue Malaysian Coral Snake, Blue Long-glanded Coral Snake *
  5. Calliophis gracilis – Slender Coral Snake, Spotted Coral Snake, Gray’s Coral Snake *
  6. Calliophis intestinalis – Banded Long-glanded Coral Snake, Brown Long-glanded Coral Snake *
  7. Calliophis maculiceps – Small-spotted Coral Snake *
  8. Calloselasma rhodostomaMalayan Pit Viper*
  10. Macropisthodon flaviceps – Orange-necked Keelback, Orangeneck Keelback, Orange-lipped Water Snake, Yellow-headed Keelback *
  11. Macropisthodon rhodomelas – Blue-necked Keelback, Blueneck Keelback, Blue-necked Water Snake *
  12. Naja kaouthia – Monocellate Cobra, Monocled Cobra *
  13. Naja sumatrana – Sumatran Spitting Cobra, Golden Spitting Cobra, Malayan Spitting Cobra, Equatorial Spitting Cobra, Sumatran Cobra *
  14. Ophiophagus hannahKing Cobra, Hamadryad, Jungle Cobra Indian Sub-continent + North Asia + Southeast Asia *
  15. Ovophis chaseni – Chasen’s Pit Viper, Kinabalu Brown Pit Viper, Chasen’s Mountain Pit Viper, Mount Kinabalu Pit Viper
  16. Ovophis monticola – Mountain Pit Viper, Blotched Pit Viper, Mountain Iron-head Snake, Chinese Mountain Pit Viper *
  17. Rhabdophis chrysargos – Speckle-bellied Keelback **
  18. Rhabdophis conspicillatus – Red-bellied Keelback **
  19. Rhabdophis murudensis – Muruden Keelback, Fire-lipped Keelback, Gunung Murud Keelback **
  20. Rhabdophis subminiatusRed-necked Keelback *
  21. Trimeresurus albolabris – White-lipped Green Pit Viper, White-lipped Pit Viper, White-lipped Tree Viper *
  22. Trimeresurus borneensis – Bornean Pit Viper, Bornean Leaf-nosed Pit Viper, Borneo Pit Viper *
  23. Trimeresurus buniana – Fairy Pit Viper *
  24. Trimeresurus fucatus – Siamese Peninsular Pitviper, Siamese Peninsula Pitviper *
  25. Trimeresurus hageni – Hagen’s Pit Viper, Indonesian Pit Viper *
  26. Trimeresurus malcolmi – Kinabalu Pit Viper, Malcolm’s Pit Viper *
  27. Trimeresurus nebularis – Cameron Highlands Pitviper *
  28. Trimeresurus popeiorum – Pope’s Pit Viper, Pope’s Green Pit Viper, Pope’s Tree Viper, Red-tailed Pit Viper, Pope’s Bamboo Pit Viper *
  29. Trimeresurus puniceus – Flat-nosed Pit Viper, Ashy Pit Viper *
  30. Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus – Mangrove Pit Viper, Shore Pit Viper, Gray’s Pit Viper, Purple-spotted Pit Viper *
  31. Trimeresurus sabahi – Sabah Pit Viper, Sabah Bamboo Pit Viper *
  32. Trimeresurus sumatranus – Sumatran Pit Viper, Sumatra Pit Viper *
  33. Trimeresurus venustusBeautiful Pit Viper *
  34. Tropidolaemus philippinensis – South Philippine Temple Pit Viper *
  35. Tropidolaemus subannulatus – North Philippine Temple Pit Viper *
  36. Tropidolaemus wagleriWagler’s Pit Viper, Temple Pit Viper, Speckled Pit Viper, Wagler’s Palm Viper *

Snake Info for Southeast Asia / Far East

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