Parias hageni (Lidth de Jeude, 1886)

Etymology: named in honor of the naturalist Bernhard Hagen.

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  • Top lip : blue in male, yellow in female
  • Facial line : none in male, white in female
  • Body line : white
  • Lips and chin : blue in male, yellow in female
  • Tail : green with red speckles
  • Body : green sometimes with white or yellow speckles in male, solid green in female
  • Ventral : white or green
  • Breeding : oviparous
  • Hemipenes : long papillose


Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia


Malhotra, A., & Thorpe, R. S. (2004). A phylogeny of four mitochondrial gene regions suggests a revised taxonomy for Asian pitvipers (Trimeresurus and Ovophis). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 32(1), 83-100.

Ismail, A. K. (2015). Snakebite and envenomation management in Malaysia. Clinical Toxinology in Asia Pacific and Africa, 71-102.