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Vogel's pit viper

Thai: งูเขียวไผ่หางเขียว, ngu khieow pai khieow

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

Trimeresurus vogeli 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)
  • Trimeresurus vogeli, Andreas Gumprecht et al. (2004)
  • Viridovipera vogeli, Anita Malhotra & Roger Stephen Thorpe (2004)
  • Trimeresurus vogeli, Patrick David & Olivier S.G. Pauwels (2001)

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Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Trimeresurus vogeli (female)

Trimeresurus vogeli (female)

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Trimeresurus vogeli

Trimeresurus vogeli

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Trimeresurus vogeli (juvenile)

Trimeresurus vogeli (juvenile)

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

Range map of Trimeresurus vogeli in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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