- Holotype: QSMI 1686, adult ♂, collected by Sjon Hauser on 17 October 2020.
- Type locality: “"Hw 1090, 8.2 km northeast of the bridge over the Mae Klong Khi River at Mae Klong Khi Village" (16.23661°N, 98.96871°E), elevation about 1,209 m, Umphang District, Tak Province, northwestern Thailand”.
- Hauser, S., Smits, T. & David, P. 2022. On the distribution of the species of the genus Hebius Thompson, 1913 (Squamata: Natricidae) in northern Thailand, including the description of a new species and a discussion on snake diversity of this region. Zootaxa 5116(1): 1–39. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5116.1.1 Reference page.