Trimeresurus hageni, Trimeresurus puniceus, and Trimeresurus sumatranus (Ophidia: Viperidae: Crotalinae): the Data on Reproductive Biology and Methods of Captive Breeding in Laboratory Conditions

Sergey A. Ryabov, Nikolai L. Orlov, Dmitry J. Panteleev, Konstantin A. Shiryaev


In the present work there given some data on the season of reproduction, day activity, size of clutch, size of eggs and new born specimens, duration of incubation period, juvenile coloration and sexual dimorphism of three poorly studied species of Asian pit vipers: Trimeresurus hageni, Trimeresurus puniceus, and Trimeresurus sumatranus.


Sumatra; Java; Trimeresurus hageni; Trimeresurus puniceus; Trimeresurus sumatranus; reproductive biology; captive breeding

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