Trimeresurus labialis (Steindachner, 1867)

Etymologie: -labialis (lips)

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Details

  • Top lip : brown or white
  • Facial line : white
  • Body line : no one
  • Lips and chin : brown or white
  • Tail : brown or orange
  • Body : brown with black speckles or brown with white speckles for juveniles and solid brown for adults
  • Ventral : brown
  • Breeding : viviparous
  • Hemipenes : long papillose

Distribution

Endemic of Adaman-and-Nicobar islands (India)

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.