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Phuket pit viper

In Thai: งูเขียวหางไหม้ภูเก็ต, ngu khieow hang mai Phuket

Binomial name: Trimeresurus phuketensis, Montri Sumontha, Kirati Kunya, Olivier Sylvain Gérard Pauwels, Awat Nitikul & Suwit Punnadee, 2011

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Phuket Bambusotter
  • English: Phuket pit viper
  • French: Triméré- sure de Phuket
  • Thai: งูเขียวหางไหม้ภูเก็ต, ngu khieow hang mai Phuket

Synonyms

  • Trimeresurus phuketensis, Daniel G. Mulcahy et al. (2017)
  • Trimeresurus pukhetensis, Patrick David & Gernot Vogel (in error) (2015)
  • Popeia phuketensis, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Trimeresurus (Popeia) phuketensis, Montri Sumontha, Kirati Kunya, Olivier Sylvain Gérard Pauwels, Awat Nitikul & Suwit Punnadee (2011)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Phuket pit viper, Trimeresurus phuketensis in Thailand
  • Kathu District, Phuket
  • Thalang District, Phuket
Range map of Trimeresurus phuketensis in Thailand