On the Taxonomy and the Distribution of Snakes of the Genus Azemiops Boulenger, 1888: Description of a New Species

Nikolai L. Orlov, Sergei A. Ryabov, Tao Thien Nguyen

Abstract


Description of a new species of Burmese vipers of genus Azemiops Boulenger, 1888 (Reptilia: Ophidia: Viperidae: Azemiopinae) from northeast Vietnam and southeast China is given. It leads to changing the status of the monotypic genus Azemiops. Critical analysis of literature for all period of study and analysis of distribution of two species of Azemiops genus as well as natural history data are discussed.

Keywords


Azemiops feae; Azemiops sp. nov.; Indochina; Vietnam; China; taxonomy; natural history

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