Species of Thailand

Cardamom pit viper

Trimeresurus cardamomensis, Anita Malhotra & Roger Stephen Thorpe, Mrinalini & Bryan L. Stuart, 2011

(In Thai: งูเขียวหางไหม้จันทบูรณ์, ngu khieo hang mai Chantabun)

Trimeresurus cardamomensis is a species of pit viper located in eastern Thailand and the Koh Kong Province in Cambodia. It is more commonly known as the Cardamom Mountains green pit viper.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Viperidae
Genus
Trimeresurus
Species
Trimeresurus cardamomensis

Common names

  • English:
    • Cardamom pit viper
    • Cardamom Mountains green pit viper
    • Cardamom green pit viper
  • Thai: งูเขียวหางไหม้จันทบูรณ์, ngu khieo hang mai Chantabun

Synonyms

  • Trimeresurus cardamomensis, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Cryptelytrops cardamomensis, Anita Malhotra & Roger Stephen Thorpe, Mrinalini & Bryan L. Stuart (2011)
  • Cryptelytrops macrops, Larry Lee Grismer et al. (2008)
  • Cryptelytrops macrops, Larry Lee Grismer et al. (2007)
  • Cryptelytrops macrops, Bryan L. Stuart & David A. Emmett (2006)
  • Trimeresurus macrops, Andreas Gumprecht et al. (2004)
  • Trimeresurus macrops, Nikolai L. Orlov et al. (2002)
  • Trimeresurus macrops, Andreas Gumprecht (1998)
  • Trimeresurus macrops, Urs Regenass & Eugen Kramer (1981)
  • Trimeresurus macrops, Eugen Kramer (1977)

Photos

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Trimeresurus cardamomensis (female) - Khao Chamao - Khao Wong NP
Trimeresurus cardamomensis (female) - Khao Chamao - Khao Wong NP
Trimeresurus cardamomensis - Khao Soi Dao WS
Trimeresurus cardamomensis (female/head) - Khao Chamao - Khao Wong NP
Trimeresurus cardamomensis (tail) - Khao Chamao - Khao Wong NP

Range Map

Distribution map of Cardamom pit viper , Trimeresurus cardamomensis in Thailand
  • Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park
  • Khao Khitchakut National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khlong Kaeo Waterfall National Park
  • Ko Chang District, Trat
  • Soi Dao District, Chanthaburi
  • Tha Mai District, Chanthaburi
Range map of Trimeresurus cardamomensis in Thailand

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