Section 12
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Triceratolepidophis sieversorum, a new genus and species of pitviper (Reptilia: Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from Vietnam

Ziegler, T.; Herrmann, H.-Werner; David, P.; Orlov, N., L.; Pauwels, O., S.G.

Russian Journal of Herpetology 7(3): 199-214


ISSN/ISBN: 1026-2296
Accession: 011595235

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A new genus and species of pitviper from the Annam Mountain Range, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam are described. The description is based on a single male specimen. This member of the Trimeresurus group is characterized by the presence of raised horn-like multiple supraoculars and by having the unique structure of the dorsal scales showing a keel consisting of three horn-like upraisings as well as the unique microdermatoglyphic pattern of the Oberhaeutchen, which is tessellate fimbriate.

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