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Cameron Highlands pit viper

In Thai: งูเขียวหางไหม้ท้องเขียวมลายู, ngu khieow hang mai thong khieow Malayu

Binomial name: Trimeresurus nebularis, Gernot Vogel, Patrick David & Olivier Sylvain Gérard Pauwels, 2004

Trimeresurus nebularis (also known as the Cameron Highlands pit viper or the Clouded pit viper) is a species of pit viper found in the Cameron Highlands District of west Malaysia and Thailand.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Cameron highlands pit viper
    • Clouded pit viper
  • Thai: งูเขียวหางไหม้ท้องเขียวมลายู, ngu khieow hang mai thong khieow Malayu

Synonyms

  • Popeia nebularis, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (2015)
  • Popeia nebularis, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Trimeresurus nebularis, Livigni (2013)
  • Trimeresurus (Popeia) nebularis, Patrick David et al. (2011)
  • Trimeresurus nebularis, Patrick David et al. (2009)
  • Popeia inornata, Kate Laura Sanders, Anita Malhotra, Andreas Gumprecht, Roger Stephen Thorpe & Ulrich Kuch (2004)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum ssp., Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Kelvin K. P. Lim et al. (1995)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Kelvin K. P. Lim (1991)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Kelvin K. P. Lim (1990)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1983)
  • Trimeresurus popeorum, Kelvin K. P. Lim (1982)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Kelvin K. P. Lim (1982)
  • Trimeresurus gramineus, Alphonse Richard Hoge & Sylvia A. R. W. Romano-Hoge (1981)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1957)
  • Trimeresurus popeiorum, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1954)
  • Trimeresurus popae, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1940)
  • Trimeresurus gramineus, Norman Smedley (1932)
  • Trimeresurus gramineus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1930)
  • Trimeresurus gramineus, George Albert Boulenger (1912)

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Cameron Highlands pit viper, Trimeresurus nebularis in Thailand
  • Waeng District, Narathiwat
Range map of Trimeresurus nebularis in Thailand