A New Species of Trimeresurus (Ophidia: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from Karst Region in Central Vietnam

Nikolai L. Orlov, Sergei A. Ryabov, Ngok Thanh Bui, Thu Cuc Ho


Description of a new species of Trimeresurus genus from karst region in Quang Binh Province in central Vietnam is given. Short data on natural history and comparison with species of Trimeresurus s. l. are provided. Special focus is made on comparison with Thai’s species Cryptelytrops kanburiensis and C. venustus from limestone tropical forest.


new species; rear snakes; new records; Trimeresurus; Quang Binh Province; central Vietnam

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2004-11-2-139-149


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