Tropidolaemus laticinctus

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Tropidolaemus laticinctus
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Genus: Tropidolaemus
Species:
T. laticinctus
Binomial name
Tropidolaemus laticinctus
(Kuch, Gumprecht, and Melaun, 2007)
Synonyms [1]

Trimeresurus laticinctusKuch, Gumprecht, and Melaun, 2007

Tropidolaemus laticinctus is a species of venomous snake in the pit viper subfamily, Crotalinae. Its common names are Sulawesi pit viper,broad-banded temple pitviper, [1] or broad-banded pit viper. [2] It is endemic to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. [1] [2]

Description

Unlike other temple viper species, this species lacks age-related and sexually dimorphic coloration. [1] [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Tropidolaemus laticinctus at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 11 July 2017.
  2. 1 2 3 Nick Baker. "Broad-banded Pit Viper". Ecology Asia. Retrieved 11 July 2017.