Popeia popeiorum (Smith, 1937)

Etymology: named after Clifford Hillhouse Pope

asian-pitvipers.com | Popeia Popeiorum  - Credit: Wikipedia
Popeia Popeiorum – Credit: Wikipedia

Details

  • Upper lip: yellow
  • Facial line: white and red in the male, white in the female
  • Body line: red and white in the male, white in the female
  • Lip and chin: yellow
  • Tail: red
  • Body: green
  • Ventral: yellow
  • Reproduction: viviparous
  • Hemipenes: long calyculate

Distribution

India, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand

Medias

  • Popeia popeiorum - Kaeng Krchan National Park - Thailand - Credit: David Frohlich
    Popeia popeiorum - Kaeng Krchan National Park - Thailand - Credit: David Frohlich

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.