Species of Thailand

Vogel's pit viper

Trimeresurus vogeli, Patrick David & Olivier S.G. Pauwels & Nicolas Vidal, 2001

(In Thai: งูเขียวไผ่หางเขียว, ngu khieow pai khieow)

Trimeresurus vogeli, commonly known as the Vogel's pit viper, is a venomous pitviper species native to Southeast Asia.

Etymology

The specific name, vogeli, is in honor of German herpetologist Gernot Vogel.

Geographic range

T. vogeli is found in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English: Vogel’s pit viper
  • Thai: งูเขียวไผ่หางเขียว, ngu khieow pai khieow

Synonyms

  • Viridovipera vogeli, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (2015)
  • Viridovipera vogeli, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Trimeresurus vogeli, Livigni (2013)
  • Trimeresurus (Viridovipera) vogeli, Patrick David et al. (2011)
  • Viridovipera vogeli, Dawson et al. (2008)
  • Viridovipera vogeli, Thomas Ziegler et al. (2007)
  • Viridovipera vogeli, Anita Malhotra & Roger Stephen Thorpe (2004)
  • Trimeresurus vogeli, Andreas Gumprecht et al. (2004)
  • Trimeresurus vogeli, Patrick David & Olivier S.G. Pauwels (2001)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Trimeresurus vogeli (female) - Khao Soi Dao WS
Trimeresurus vogeli - Khao Yai NP
Trimeresurus vogeli - Khao Khitchakut NP
Trimeresurus vogeli (juvenile) - Khao Yai NP

Range Map

Distribution map of Vogel's pit viper, Trimeresurus vogeli in Thailand
Range map of Trimeresurus vogeli in Thailand