Pope's Pit Viper ( Trimeresurus popeiorum Smith, 1937 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Trimeresurus popeiorum (Smith, 1937)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Pope's Bamboo Pit Viper
Photographs: 
Trimeresurus popeiorum Male
Distribution: 
Venom Type: 
Haemotoxic
Family: 
Description: 

TBA

Scalation
Head: 
Supralabial 9-11; first separated from nasal; single row of scales between supralabials and elongated subocular; supraocular narrow, sometimes transversely broken; 10-13 scales between eyes; internasal 1.5-3 times larger than adjacent scales; temporal scales smooth.
Dorsal: 
Keeled scales in 21/23: 21: 15 rows.
Ventral: 
155–169 (Leviton 2003), 164-170 (Smith 1943).
Sub Caudal: 
52–76 (Leviton 2003), 60-70 (76 in Smith 1943); paired.
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