Thailand Snake Photos – Striped Keelback

Striped Keelback Snake from Northern Thailand - Amphiesma stolatum.
Not dangerous to humans. Photo by Paul Donatus.

Here’s another submission from Paul Donatus, in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

This is a striped keelback – nice looking snakes that we don’t see here in the south at all. I’ve seen none of them, so I think they are much more common in the northern parts of the country.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Natricinae
Genus: Amphiesma
Species: A. stolatum
Binomial name: Amphiesma stolatum
Classified by Linnaeus in 1758.

Thanks Paul!

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Smiley Joe
8 years ago

Hey mate nice find, i know its been a while but if your still herping in the area i would love to join you. I am new to thailand and am struggling to pull up some good finds. I specialize in venomous, absolutely love cobras, kraits, corals and any reps in general. Thanks,

Joe.