Reptiles and Amphibians of Bangkok

Central Thailand's Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, and Frogs

Thai Water Skink

Tropidophorus thai

This species is found in Thailand, but not within Bangkok itself

Thai Water Skink Tropidophorus thai
Thai Water Skink found under rock at entrance to cave in Chiang Mai Province
Thai Water Skink Tropidophorus thai
Same Thai Water Skink in hand
Thai Stream Skink Tropidophorus thai
Close-up of Thai Water Skink
Thai Stream Skink Tropidophorus thai
Thai Water Skink from front
Thai Water Skink Tropidophorus thai
Head shot of Thai Water Skink from top
Thai Stream Skink Tropidophorus thai
Ventral shot of Thai Water Skink
Thai Water Skink Tropidophorus thai
Thai Water Skink found at stream’s edge in Chiang Mai Province
Thai Water Skink Tropidophorus thai
Subadult Thai Water Skink found under log near garbage dump in Chiang Mai Province
Thai Stream Skink Tropidophorus thai
Close-up of subadult Thai Water Skink
Thai Stream Skink Tropidophorus thai
Subadult Thai Water Skink in hand

English name: Thai Water Skink (aka “Thai Stream Skink”)
Scientific name: Tropidophorus thai
Thai name: Ching-laen-huai Thai

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