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Genus/Species

 

Garthius spp., -

Clinical entries

formerly genus Trimeresurus

Species

  • 1. Garthius chaseni

 

Malhotra et Thorpe (2004) separated this new, monospecific genus from Trimeresurus spp.. The taxonomical status seems to be confirmed.

 

Taxonomy

Serpentes; Viperidae; Crotalinae

Common names


  • 1. Mount Kinabalu pitviper, Chasen’s mountain pitviper

Distribution

Malaysia: Borneo (Sabah)

Biology

Lives in submontane forests in leavelitter, between 915 - 1,550 m above sea level. Recorded from the Kinabalu National Park (G. Kinabalut and Crocker Range).


Literature (biological)

Das and Yaakob 2007, Gumprecht et al. 2004, Malhotra and Thorpe 2004