Trimeresurus cantori (Blyth, 1846)

Etymology: named in honor of the Danish naturalist Theodore Edward Cantor. The holotype comes from Nicobar islands.

Waiting for picture

Details

  • Top lip : green (sometimes with yellow speckles), dark brown (sometimes with darker speckles) or light brown
  • Facial line : begin below the eye, cream colour
  • Body line : white-cream
  • Lips and chin : white-cream
  • Tail : grey-brown, sometimes purplish
  • Body : green (sometimes with yellow speckles), dark brown (sometimes with darker speckles) or light brown
  • Ventral : whitish
  • Breeding : viviparous
  • Hemipenes: long calyculate

Distribution

Nicobar islands

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.