Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus

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Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Genus: Trimeresurus
Species: T. flavomaculatus
Subspecies: T. f. halieus
Trinomial name
Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus
Griffin, 1910
Synonyms
  • Trimeresurus halieus
    Griffin, 1910
  • Trimeresurus flavomaculatus halieus – Leviton, 1961[1]
Common names: (none).

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

Geographic range[edit]

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[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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.

Further reading[edit]

  • Griffin, L.E. 1910. A list of snakes from the island of Polillo, P. I., with descriptions of a new genus and two new species. Philippine Journal of Science 5 (4): 211-217.

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