Viridovipera gumprechti (David, Vogel, Pauwels & Vidal, 2002)

Etymology: named in honor of Andreas Gumprecht. The holotype comes from Thailand.

asian-pitvipers | Viridovipera gumprechti - Credit: Maxime Goineau
Viridovipera gumprechti – Credit: Maxime Goineau

Details

  • Top lip : green
  • Facial line : green in the female, white and red in the male
  • Body line : green and white in the female, red and white in the male
  • Lips and chin : green
  • Tail : red
  • Body : green
  • Ventral : green
  • Breeding : viviparous
  • Hemipenes : 1 spinose

Distribution

China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

Medias

  • Viridovipera gumprechti - Credit: Maxime Goineau
    Viridovipera gumprechti - Credit: Maxime Goineau

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.