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This page is indexed on our home page under Aspect: 40. Venomous Snakes- Species and the Section: Viper - Asian Pit Vipers

Introduction and Index : Viper - Asian Pit Vipers

In this section on : Viper - Asian Pit Vipers we present articles and links relative to Sp. Trimeresurus.


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8. - Viperidae - Trimeresurus
The genus Trimeresurus, often refered to as palm vipers are distributed in most of tropical southeast Asia. The genus is under heavily revision and therefore a lot of changes are to be expected in the near future and some species previously referred to this genus are now placed in other genuses.
9. Asian Pit Vipers recently re-classified -
Looks can be deceiving: depending on your sources, there were recently 37 to 41 recognized snake species of Asian Pit Vipers consolidated under the generic name of Trimeresurus sunsu lato. Until recently, the consensus was temporarily settled on the 38 named species in the genus table below.
9. Viperidae - Crotalinae - 2006 Publications - Wolfgang Wüster
David et al. (2006) revised the taxonomy of the Trimeresurus puniceus group of pitvipers, using multivariate analysis of morphological characters and mtDNA sequence analysis. The group has a history of taxonomic confusion, with most populations being at some pointregarded as conspecific with T. puniceus and/or T. borneensis.
Green Pit Viper (Trimeresurus trigonocephalus)
Some basic facts about Trimeresurus trigonocephalus (Green Pit Viper).
White-lipped Tree Viper (Trimeresurus albolabris)- Captive Care
Reptile Information Database on the captive care of White-lipped Tree Viper (Trimeresurus albolabris).

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