Distribution

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Continent: Asia
Distribution: Philippines (Camiguin, Jolo, Luzon, Mindanao, Polillo, Bataan) flavomaculatus: Bohol, Camiguin, Catanduanes, Dinigat, Jolo, Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Panay. halieus: Polillo;
Type locality: Polillo, Philippines. macgregori: Bataan;
Type locality: Batan, Philippines.
Type locality: Philippine Islands; restricted to Luzon by LEVITON (1964). Restriction is invalid according to DAVID & INEICH (1999).
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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus

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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus (Philippine pit viper)[4] is a venomous pit viper species endemic to the Philippines. Two subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.[5]

Description

According to Leviton (1964), the scalation includes 21 rows of dorsal scales at midbody, 170–178/175–184 ventral scales in males/females, 62–71/58–63 subcaudal scales in males/females, and 9–11 supralabial scales of which the 3rd is the largest. Toriba and Sawai (1990) give 167–179/172–184 ventral scales in males/females, 56–70/53–63 subcaudal scales in males/females, and 9–10/9–12 supralabial scales in males/females.[4]

Geographic range

Found on the Philippine islands of Agutayan, Batan, Camiguin, Catanduanes, Dinagat, Jolo, Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, and Polillo. The type locality given is "Philippine Islands". Leviton (1964) proposed that this be restricted to "Luzon Island".[2]

Subspecies

Subspecies[5] Taxon author[5] Common name Geographic range T. f. flavomaculatus (Gray, 1842) Philippine pit viper[4] Philippine islands of Agutayan, Bohol, Camiguin, Catanduanes, Dinagat, Jolo, Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros and Panay.[4] T. f. halieus Griffin, 1910 The Philippines on the island of Polillo.[2]

Taxonomy

Gumprecht (2001, 2002) relegates T. f. halieus to synonymy and elevates T. f. mcgregori to a full species.[4]

References

  1. ^ Brown, R.; Sy, E.; Reizl, J.; Gonzales, J.C.; Rico, E.; Ledesma, M. (2009). "Trimeresurus flavomaculatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2009: e.T169885A6686236. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T169885A6686236.en. Retrieved 16 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b c McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  3. ^ The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  4. ^ a b c d e Gumprecht A, Tillack F, Orlov NL, Captain A, Ryabov S. 2004. Asian Pit vipers. GeitjeBooks. Berlin. 1st Edition. 368 pp. ISBN 3-937975-00-4.
  5. ^ a b c "Trimeresurus flavomaculatus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 3 August 2007.
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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus

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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus is a venomous pitviper subspecies[2] endemic to the Philippines.

Geographic range

It is found in the Philippines on the island of Polillo. The type locality given is "Island of Polillo, P.I." (= Philippine Islands).[1]

Taxonomy

Gumprecht (2001, 2002) relegated this subspecies to the synonymy of Trimeresurus flavomaculatus.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. ^ "Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 12 August 2008.
  3. ^ Gumprecht A, Tillack F, Orlov NL, Captain A, Ryabov S. 2004. Asian Pitvipers. GeitjeBooks. Berlin. 1st Edition. 368 pp. ISBN 3-937975-00-4.
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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus: Brief Summary

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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus is a venomous pitviper subspecies endemic to the Philippines.

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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus: Brief Summary

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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus (Philippine pit viper) is a venomous pit viper species endemic to the Philippines. Two subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.

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