Parias mcgregori (Taylor, 1919)

Etymology: Named in honor of ornithologist Richard Crittenden McGregor. The holotype comes from Batan Island, Philippines

asian-pitvipers | Parias mcgregori (Taylor, 1919), - Une multitude de couleurs existe pour cette espèce - Crédit: Crédit: Ralph Tümmers
Parias mcgregori (Taylor, 1919), – A multitude of colors exist for this species – Credit: Credit: Ralph Tümmers

Details

  • Top lip: white, yellow
  • Facial line: Blanche, yellow
  • Body line: white, yellow, sometimes lined or spotted with black
  • Lip and chin: white, yellow
  • Tail: white, yellow
  • Body: white, yellow, sometimes lined or spotted with black
  • Ventral: white, yellow, sometimes lined or spotted with black
  • Breeding: oviparous
  • Hemipenes: long papillose

Distribution

Endemic of the Batan Islands in the Philippines

Sources:

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.