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Wirot's pit viper

In Thai: งูปาล์ม, ngu plaam

Binomial name: Trimeresurus wiroti, Ludwig Trutnau, 1981

Trimeresurus wiroti is a venomous pitviper species endemic to Thailand and West Malaysia. Its common name is Wirot's pit viper.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Wirot-Bambusotter
  • English: Wirot’s pit viper
  • Thai: งูปาล์ม, ngu plaam

Synonyms

  • Craspedocephalus wiroti, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Trimeresurus (Craspedocephalus) wiroti, Patrick David et al. (2011)
  • Trimeresurus wiroti, Patrick David et al. (2006)
  • Trimeresurus wiroti, Ludwig Trutnau (1981)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Distribution map of Wirot's pit viper, Trimeresurus wiroti in Thailand
  • Betong District, Yala
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ron Phibun District, Nakhon Si Thammarat
  • Su-ngai Kolok District, Narathiwat
Range map of Trimeresurus wiroti in Thailand