Thailand Terrestrial Venomous Snakes Classification

Thailand Terrestrial Venomous Snakes

Family Elapidae

Naja, Ophiophagus (Kobras)
Naja kaouthia (Monocled Cobra)
Naja siamensis (Indochinese Spitting Cobra)
Naja sumatrana (Sumatran Cobra, Equatorial Spitting Cobra)
Ophiophagus hannah (King Cobra)
Subfamily Elapinae

Calliophis (Coral Snakes)
Calliophis bivirgatus
Calliophis bivirgatus flaviceps (Blue Coral Snake)
Calliophis gracilis
Calliophis intestinalis
Calliophis intestinalis lineatus
Calliophis maculiceps (Small-spottede Coral Snake)
Sinomicrurus macclellani
Sinomicrurus macclellani macclellandi
Subfamily Laticaudinae (Seakraits)

Laticauda colubrina (Yellow-lipped Sea Krait)
Laticauda laticaudata (Black-banded Sea Krait)

Family Elapidae
Subfamily Bungarinae

Bungarus (Kraits)
Bungarus candidus (Malayan Krait or Blue Krait)
Bungarus fasciatus (Banded Krait)
Bungarus flaviceps (Red-headed Krait)
Bungarus flaviceps flaviceps (Red-headed Krait)

Family Viperidae (Vipers)
Subfamily Viperinae

Daboia (Chain Viper)
Daboia russelii (Russell´s Viper, Chain Viper)
Daboia russelii siamensis (Russell´s Viper, Chain Viper)
Subfamily Crotalinae (Pit Vipers)

Calloselasma (Malayan Pit Viper)
Calloselasma rhodostoma (Malayan Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus with the subgenus Trimeresurus, Craspedocephalus, Parias, Popeia and Viridovipera * according to the article from
David et al.(1) 2011 (ZOOTAXA 2992: 1 -51)
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) albolabris (Yellow-lipped Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) cardamomensis
(Cardamom Mountains Green Pitviper)
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) kanburiensis (Kanburi Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) macrops
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) purpureomaculatus (Mangrove Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) venustus (Brown-spotted Green Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus (Parias) hageni
Trimeresurus (Parias) sumatranus
Trimeresurus (Popeia) popeiorum popeiorum (Pope’s Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus (Popeia) phuketensis (Phuket Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus (Popeia) fucatus (Siamese Peninsula Pit Viper)
Trimeresurus (Craspedocephalus) wiroti (Wirots palmviper)
Trimeresurus (Viridovipera) gumprechti
Trimeresurus (Viridovipera) vogeli
Tropidolaemus wagleri (Wagler’s Pit Viper)
Ovophis monticola
Ovophis monticola convictus

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