Snakes in the Country of Laos

Here is a list of snakes that can be found in the country of Laos. Those marked with one asterisk (*) are known to be venomous and dangerous, fully capable of inflicting medically significant bites (envenomation). Those with two asterisks (**) are suspected of being dangerous due to sharing a genus with known venomous and dangerous species. Here is a list of venomous and Dangerous LAOS SNAKES >

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1. Ahaetulla mycterizans – Malayan Green Whip Snake
2. Ahaetulla prasina – Oriental Whip Snake
3. Amphiesma khasiense – Khasi Hills Keelback
4. Amphiesma modesta – Modest Keelback
5. Amphiesma stolatum – Striped Keelback
6. Asthenodipsas laevis – Smooth Slug Snake
7. Boiga cyanea – Green Cat Snake
8. Boiga cynodon – Dog Toothed Cat Snake
9. Boiga multomaculata – Large Spotted Cat Snake
10. Bungarus candidus – Malayan Krait *
11. Bungarus fasciatus – Banded Krait *
12. Bungarus multicinctus – Many Banded Krait *
13. Calamaria pavimentata – Collared Reed Snake
14. Calliophis maculiceps – Small-spotted Coral Snake *
15. Calloselasma rhodostoma – Malayan Pit Viper *
16. Chrysopelea ornata – Golden Tree Snake
17. Cyclophiops major – Taiwan Green Snake, Smooth Green Snake
18. Cyclophiops multicinctus – North China Green Snake
19. Daboia siamensis – Eastern Russell’s Viper *
20. Deinagkistrodon acutus – Sharp-nosed Pit Viper *
21. Dendrelaphis ngansonensis – Bourret’s Bronze Back
22. Dendrelaphis pictus – Painted Bronze Back
23. Dinodon rufozonatum – Banded Red Snake
24. Dinodon septentrionalis – White-banded Wolf Snake
25. Dryocalamus davisonii – Common Bridle Snake
26. Elaphe mandarina – Mandarin Snake
27. Elaphe porphyracea – Red Mountain Rat Snake
28. Coelognathus prasina – Green Tree Racer, Green Trinket Snake
29. Coelognathus radiata – Copperhead Racer, Copper-headed Rat Snake, Radiated Rat snake
30. Coelognathus taeniura – Cave Racer
31. Enhydris enhydris – Rainbow Water Snake
32. Enhydris jagorii – Striped Water Snake, Jagor’s Water Snake
33. Enhydris plumbea – Plumbeus Water Snake
34. Fordonia leucobalia – White-Bellied Mangrove Snake
35. Gonyosoma oxycephalum – Red-tailed Racer
36. Homalopsis buccata – Puff-faced Water Snake
37. Liopeltis frenatus – Gunther’s Reed Snake
38. Lycodon capucinus – Common Wolf Snake
39. Lycodon fasciatus – Banded Wolf Snake
40. Lycodon laoensis – Laotian Wolf Snake
41. Lycodon subcinctus – Malayan Banded Wolf Snake
42. Naja atra – Chinese Cobra, Taiwan Cobra, Formosan Cobra *
43. Naja kaouthia – Monocellate Cobra, Monocled Cobra *
44. Naja siamensis – Thai Spitting Cobra *
45. Oligodon catenatus – Assam Kukri Snake
46. Oligodon cinereus – Ashy Kukri Snake
47. Oligodon cyclurus – Common Kukri Snake, Cantor’s Kukri Snake
48. Oligodon eberhardti – Eberhardt’s Kukri Snake
49. Oligodon joynsoni – Grey Kukri Snake, Joynson’s Kukri Snake
50. Oligodon ocellatus – Ocellated Kukri Snake
51. Oligodon taeniatus – Loos Snake, Striped Kukri Snake
52. Ophiophagus hannah – King Cobra, Hamadryad *
53. Opisthotropis praemaxillaris – Angel’s Mountain Keelback
54. Ovophis monticola – Mountain Pit Viper *
55. Pareas carinatus – Keeled Slug Snake
56. Pareas hamptoni – Hampton’s Slug Snake
57. Pareas macularius – Spotted Slug Snake
58. Pareas margaritophorus – White-spotted Slug Snake
59. Plagiopholis delacouri – Angel’s Mountain Snake
60. Psammodynastes pulverulentus – Mock Viper, Common Mock Viper
61. Pseudoxenodon macrops – Big-eyed Mountain Keelback
62. Ptyas carinatus – Keeled Rat Snake
63. Ptyas korros – Indochinese Rat Snake
64. Ptyas mucosus – Oriental Rat Snake
65. Python molurus – Rock Python, Indian Python ( P. m. molurus ), Burmese Python ( P. m. bivittatus )
66. Python reticulatus – Reticulated Python
67. Rhabdophis chrysargos – Speckle-bellied Keelback **
68. Rhabdophis himalayanus – Orange-collared Keelback **
69. Rhabdophis nigrocinctus – Green Keelback **
70. Rhabdophis subminiatus – Red-necked Keelback *
71. Sibynophis collaris – Common Blackhead Snake
72. Sinomicrurus kelloggi – Kellog’s Coral Snake *
73. Triceratolepidophis sieversorum – Three Horned-scaled Pit Viper *
74. Trimeresurus albolabris – White-lipped Green Pit Viper *
75. Trimeresurus gumprechti – Gumprecht’s Green Pit Viper *
76. Trimeresurus popeiorum – Pope’s Pit Viper, Pope’s Green Pit Viper *
77. Trimeresurus vogeli – Vogel’s Green Pit viper, Vogel’s Pit Viper *
78. Xenochrophis flavipunctatus – Common Keelback
79. Xenochrophis piscator – Checkered Keelback
80. Xenochrophis trianguligerus – Triangle Keelback

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