Thai National Parks

Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Mountain pit viper

Binomial name: Ovophis convictus (Ferdinand Stoliczka, 1870)

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Viperidae
Genus
Ovophis
Species
Ovophis convictus

Common names

  • German: Indo-Malaiische Berg-Grubenotter
  • English: Mountain pit viper, Indo-Malayan mountain pitviper
  • Thai: งูหางแห้มภูเขา

Synonyms

  • Ovophis convictus, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Ovophis convictus, Andreas Gumprecht & Peter van Issem (2013)
  • Ovophis convictus, Patrick David & Gernot Vogel (2012)
  • Ovophis convictus, Indraneil Das & Norsham S. Yaakob (2007)
  • Ovophis monticola convictus, Andreas Gumprecht et al. (2004)
  • Ovophis monticola convictus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Ovophis convictus, Kenneth R. G. Welch (1994)
  • Ovophis monticola convictus, P. Golay et al. (1993)
  • Ovophis convictus, Hobart Muir Smith & David Alfred Chiszar (1988)
  • Trimeresurus convictus, Konrad Klemmer (1963)
  • Ovophis monticola tonkinensis nec Trimeresurus tonkinensis, René Léon Bourret (1934)
  • Trimeresurus monticola (partim), Thomas Barbour (1912)
  • Trimeresurus convictus, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1870)
  • Lachesis monticola, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)

Mountain pit viper is found in following locations in Thailand

Please note that this non-official list is not complete nor necessarily accurate. This list is a summary of checklists from other websites, blogs, publications, photo/videos published on various websites or our own findings. We appreciate your contributions with photo proof.

  • Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Mountain pit viper, Ovophis convictus in Thailand
  • Khlong Nakha Wildlife Sanctuary

Range map of Ovophis convictus in Thailand

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