New Mountain Species of Trimeresurus (Serpentes, Viperidae, Crotalinae) of the «Green» Pit Vipers Group from the Himalayas

Nikolai L. Orlov, Notker Helfenberger

Abstract


New species of Trimeresurus of the «green» pit vipers group is described from Himalayas in Central Nepal. Its comparison with the most related mountain species from Tibet, China is given with discussion of the proportion, coloration, pholidosis and hemipenis structure.

Keywords


serpentes; Viperidae; Crotalinae; Trimeresurus karanshahi; Nepal; taxonomy

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