Trimeresurus insularis (Kramer, 1977)

Etymology: comes from “insula” meaning islands, and “-aris” , “which appears to”. The holotype is to proceed.

asian-pitvipers | Trimeresurus insularis - Indonésie (Bali) - Crédit: Clément Carbillet
Trimeresurus insularis – Indonesia (Bali) – Credit: Clément Carbillet

Details

  • Top lip : green, blue or yellow
  • Facial line : green, blue or yellow
  • Body line : green, blue or yellow
  • Lips and chin : green, blue or yellow
  • Tail : brownish
  • Body : green, blue or yellow
  • Ventral : green, blue or yellow-whitish
  • Breeding : viviparous
  • Hemipenes: long calyculate

Distribution

Indonesia (including islands), oriental Timor

Medias

  • Trimeresurus insularis – Indonésie (Bali) – Crédit: Clément Carbillet
    Trimeresurus insularis – Indonésie (Bali) – Crédit: Clément Carbillet

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.