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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Chinese Ratsnake, Indo-Chinese Rat Snake
G: Indochinesische (oder Indomalayische) Rattenschlange 
SynonymColuber korros SCHLEGEL 1837: 139
Ptyas korros — COPE 1861
Coryphodon Korros — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 186
Liopeltis libertatis BARBOUR 1910: 169
Ptyas korros chinensis MELL 1930
Zamenis korros — BOULENGER 1890: 324
Zamenis korros — BOULENGER 1893: 384
Ptyas korros — STEJNEGER 1907: 348
Zamenis korros — WALL 1908: 326
Ptyas korros indicus MELL 1931
Zamenis korros — BOURRET 1935
Ptyas korros — SMITH 1943: 162
Ptyas korros — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 385
Coluber korros — LAZELL 1998
Ptyas korros — COX et al. 1998: 54
Ptyas korros — PINOU & DOWLING 2000 (by inference)
Ptyas korros — ZIEGLER 2002: 251
Ptyas korros — WALLACH et al. 2014: 616 
DistributionBurma (Myanmar),
Cambodia, China (Chekiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Hunan, Yunnan, Hong Kong)
India (Assam; Arunachal Pradesh (Namdapha – Changlang district, Chessa, Chimpu, Itanagar – Papum Pare district) [A. Captain, pers. comm.]), Bangladesh,
Indonesia (Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Bali),
Laos, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Malaysia (incl. Pulau Pangkor), Singapore Island

Type locality: Java Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: unknown (fide SANG et al. 2009). 
CommentDiurnal.

Distribution: Possibly in Bhutan (Lenz 2012). 
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