Trimeresurus phuketensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Viperoidea

Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Crotalinae
Genus: Trimeresurus
Subgenus: Trimeresurus (Popeia)
Species: Trimeresurus phuketensis

Name[edit]

Trimeresurus phuketensis Sumontha, Kunya, O. S. G. Pauwels, Nitikul & Punnadee, 2011

  • Type locality: endemic in rainforest on Phuket island.
  • Etymology: phuketensis: named after Phuket island (Phuket province), Thailand, where this species was discovered.

References[edit]

  • Sumontha, M., Kunya, K., Pauwels, O. S. G., Nitikul, A., & Punnadee, S. (2011). Trimeresurus (Popeia) phuketensis, a New Pitviper (Squamata: Viperidae) from Phuket Island, Southwestern Thailand". Russian Journal of Herpetology 18 (3): 11–17.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Phuket Pitviper
ไทย: งูเขียวหางไหม้ภูเก็ต