Peltopelor macrolepis (Beddome, 1862)

Etymology: macro (Big), lepis (Scales)

asian-pitvipers.com | Peltopelor macrolepis (credit: wikipedia)
Peltopelor macrolepis (credit: wikipedia)

Details

  • Top lip : yellow
  • Facial line : no one
  • Body line : yellow and white
  • Lips and chin : white
  • Tail : green and grey
  • Body : green
  • Ventral : yellow
  • Breeding : oviparous
  • Hemipenes: long calyculate

Distribution

South of India

Medias

  • Peltopelor macrolepis - India - Credit: Vipul Ramanuj
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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.