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Gloydius monticola (WERNER, 1922)

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Likiang pitviper 
SynonymAncistrodon blomhoffi monticola WERNER 1922: 222
Agkistrodon monticola POPE 1935
Agkistrodon strauchi popei MELL 1929
Agkistrodon monticola — HARDING & WELCH 1980
Agkistrodon monticola — WELCH 1994: 13
Gloydius monticola — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 306
Gloydius monticola — GUMPRECHT et al. 2004
Gloydius monticola — WALLACH et al. 2014: 311 
DistributionChina (NW Yunnan)

Type locality: Taoshan, Yunnan, China Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesSyntypes: NMW 17089.1-2 
CommentVenomous! 
EtymologyThe species name, ‘monticola’, is Latin for ‘inhabitant of the mountains’ (Latin “colere” = inhabiting). 
References
  • Gumprecht, A.; Tillack, F.; Orlov, N.L.; Captain, A. & Ryabow, S. 2004. Asian pitvipers. Geitje Books, Berlin, 368 pp.
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Vogel, G. 1992. Agkistrodon monticola (WERNER 1929). Sauria 14 (1): 1-2 - get paper here
  • Werner, FRANZ 1922. Neue Reptilien aus Süd-China, gesammelt von Dr. H. Handel-Mazzetti. Anz. Akad. Wissensch. Wien, ser. Mathemat.-Naturwissensch., Vienna, 59 (24-25): 220-222.
  • Zhao,E. & Adler,K. 1993. Herpetology of China. SSAR, Oxford/Ohio, 1-522
 
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