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Snakes of Phuket

Phuket pit viper

(Trimeresurus phuketensis) (Sumontha et al, 2011)

So far I have recorded over 60 species of snake on Phuket island, however the Phuket pit viper is the only endemic species found here.

All photos © Matt Wilson 2022

Typhlopidae (Blind snakes)

Cylindrophiidae (Pipe snakes)

Pythonidae (Pythons)

Xenopeltidae (Sunbeam snakes) 

Acrochordidae (File snakes)

Pareidae (Slug-eating snakes)

Homalopsidae (Water snakes)

Colubridae (Colubrids)

Pseudaspididae (Mock vipers)

Elapidae (Elapids)

Viperidae (Vipers)

**Based on a reference from 1965 and one photograph in 2020

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