New Mountain Species of Trimeresurus (Serpentes, Viperidae, Crotalinae) of the «Green» Pit Vipers Group from the Himalayas

Nikolai L. Orlov, Notker Helfenberger


New species of Trimeresurus of the «green» pit vipers group is described from Himalayas in Central Nepal. Its comparison with the most related mountain species from Tibet, China is given with discussion of the proportion, coloration, pholidosis and hemipenis structure.


serpentes; Viperidae; Crotalinae; Trimeresurus karanshahi; Nepal; taxonomy

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