Monday, 31 March 2014

Bamboo Viper

Trimeresurus stejnegeri is a species of venomous pit viper endemic to Asia. Its common names include bamboo viper, Chinese tree viper, Chinese green tree viper, and others. Three subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here. The specific name, stejnegeri, is in honor of Leonhard Hess Stejneger, Norwegian-born American herpetologist at the Smithsonian Institution for over 60 years.

Bamboo Viper - Photo source link
Bamboo Viper - Photo source link
Bamboo Viper - Photo source link
Bamboo Viper - Photo source link
Bamboo Viper - Photo source link
Bamboo Viper - Photo source link

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