New Records and Data on the Poorly Known Snakes of Vietnam

Nikolai L. Orlov, Sergei A. Ryabov, Van Sang Nguyen, Nguen Quang Truong


Data on the new records of rare snakes of Vietnam are presented including morphological characteristics and geographical distribution; extensive description of new records of snakes belonging to genera Liopeltis Fitzinger, 1843; Boiga Fitzinger, 1826, and Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 is provided. Paper included annotated list of rare snakes of Vietnam. Eight species and subspecies of snakes we recorded for the first time in Vietnam; 42 snake species we refer to rare and poorly known.


rear snakes; new records; Boiga; Liopeltis; Trimeresurus; Vietnam

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