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Large scaled pit viper - The ventral view Notice the white scales on both the sides. It looks more like the pit vipers found in the northeast. Trimeresurus macrolepis,india,monsoon,pit viper,reptile,tamil nadu,ventral scales,viper,western ghats,wild Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Large scaled pit viper - The ventral view

Notice the white scales on both the sides. It looks more like the pit vipers found in the northeast.

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  1. Impressive composition and species! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you Fredy!
      Posted 3 years ago

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''Trimeresurus macrolepis'' is an arboreal, green coloured, forest-dwelling venomous pitviper species endemic to the Southern Western Ghats. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by karthik_ak
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By karthik_ak

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Uploaded Dec 16, 2015. Captured Oct 2, 2015 19:57.
  • NIKON D7200
  • f/11.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO250
  • 90mm