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Type: Journal article
Title: A contribution to the systematics of two commonly confused pitvipers from the Sunda Region: Trimeresurus hageni and T. sumatranus
Author: Sanders, K.
Malhotra, A.
Thorpe, R.
Citation: Bulletin of The Natural History Museum: Zoology Series, 2002; 68(2):107-111
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Issue Date: 2002
ISSN: 0968-0470
1475-2980
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K. L. Sanders, A. Malhotra and R. S. Thorpe
Abstract: The systematics of two Southeast Asian green pitviper species, Trimeresurus hageni and T. sumatranus, are investigated by canonical variate analysis. Preliminary results reveal two morphological forms corresponding to mainly T. hageni in West Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore and T. sumatranus in Borneo. Allopatric populations of both taxa are examined from Sumatra. Geographic variation is present in both species, which are distinguished mainly by head scalation, but also by colour and pattern.
Rights: © The Natural History Museum, 2002
RMID: 0030058768
DOI: 10.1017/S0968047002000122
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