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Thailand: Reptiles Families Overview


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The reptiles of Thailand are contained in three orders, divided into 26 families. Taxonomy and nomenclature follow Chan-ard, Parr and Nabhitabhata (2015), A Fieldguide to the Reptiles of Thailand, with additional species and updated taxonomy as described in recent publications. The complete checklist can be downloaded in Excel format: Thailand Reptile Checklist.

Order: Testudines. Family Geoemydidae: Fresh Water Pond Turtles and Terrapins

  turtle
turtle
turtle
turtle
turtle
turtle
   

 

Order: Testudines. Family Testudinidae: Tortoises.

  tortoise
tortoise
tortoise
tortoise
tortoise
tortoise
   

 

Order: Squamata. Family Gekkonidae Group 1: Cyrtodactylus Geckos: Bent-toed Geckos and Cave Geckos.

  bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
bent-toed gecko
  cave gecko
cave gecko
cave gecko
cave gecko
     

 

Order: Squamata. Family Gekkonidae Group 2: Rock Geckos, Ground Geckos, House Geckos, Frilly Geckos, Four-clawed Geckos, Dwarf Geckos, Tokay Geckos and Parachute Geckos.

  rock gecko
rock gecko
rock gecko
rock gecko
ground gecko
ground gecko
house gecko
house gecko
frilly gecko
frilly gecko
  four-clawed gecko
four-clawed gecko
tokay gecko
tokay gecko
parachute gecko
parachute gecko
   

 

Order: Squamata. Family Agamidae: Lizards.

  gliding lizard
gliding lizard
gliding lizard
gliding lizard
tree lizard
tree lizard
crested lizard
crested lizard
water dragon
water dragon
  butterfly lizard
butterfly lizard
butterfly lizard
butterfly lizard
     

 

Order: Squamata. Family Scincidae: Skinks.

  sun skink
sun skink
stream skink
stream skink
leaf-litter skink
leaf-litter skink
leaf-litter skink
leaf-litter skink
forest skink
forest skink
  forest skink
forest skink
       

 

Order: Squamata. Family Varanidae: Monitors

  monitor
monitor
monitor
monitor
     

 

Order: Squamata. Family Typhlopidae: Blind Snakes

  blind snake
blind snake
       

 

Order: Squamata. Family Pythonidae: Pythons

  python
python
       

 

Order: Squamata. Family Colubridae: Colubrid Snakes.

  slug-eating snake
slug-eating snake
racer
racer
racer
racer
rat snake
rat snake
ringneck
ringneck
  reed snake
reed snake
bronzeback
bronzeback
wolf snake
wolf snake
bridle snake
bridle snake
mountain snake
mountain snake
  cat snake
cat snake
mock viper
mock viper
whip snake
whip snake
keelback
keelback
keelback
keelback
  keelback
keelback
bamboo snake
bamboo snake
     

 

Order: Squamata. Family Homaplopsidae: Water Snakes.

  mud snake
mud snake
bockadem
bockadem
     

 

Order: Squamata. Family Elapidae: Elaphid Snakes.

  krait
krait
cobra
cobra
coral snake
coral snake
   

 

Order: Squamata. Family Crotalidae: Pit Vipers.

  pit viper
pit viper
pit viper
pit viper
pit viper
pit viper
pit viper
pit viper
pit viper
pit viper