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Trimeresurus fasciatus (BOULENGER, 1896)

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBanded Pit Viper 
SynonymLachesis fasciatus BOULENGER 1896: 63
Lachesis fasciatus — DE ROOIJ 1917: 284
Trimeresurus fasciatus — WELCH 1994: 115
Trimeresurus fasciatus — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 332
Trimeresurus fasciatus — GUMPRECHT et al. 2004
Cryptelytrops fasciatus — MALHOTRA & THORPE 2004
Trimeresurus (Trimeresurus) fasciatus — DAVID et al. 2011
Trimeresurus fasciatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 741 
DistributionIndonesia (Tanahdjampea Island)

Type locality: Jampea Island (= Tanahdjampea Island, Sulawesi Sulatan, Indonesia)  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesType: BMNH 1896.4.29.46 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentVenomous! T. fasciatus is a close relative of Trimeresurus insularis. 
References
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1896. Descriptions of new reptiles and batrachians obtained by Mr. Alfred Everett in Celebes and Jampea. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 18: 62-64 - get paper here
  • David, P.; Vogel, G. & Vidal, N. 2003. On Trimeresurus fasciatus (Boulenger, 1896) (Serpentes: Crotalidae), with a discussion on its relationships based on morphological and molecular data. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 51 (1): 149-157
  • DAVID, PATRICK; GERNOT VOGEL & ALAIN DUBOIS 2011. On the need to follow rigorously the Rules of the Code for the subsequent designation of a nucleospecies (type species) for a nominal genus which lacked one: the case of the nominal genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804 (Reptilia: Squamata: Viperidae). Zootaxa 2992: 1–51 - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. DE 1917. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Il. Ophidia. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 334 S.
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Tri, Ngo Van; Grismer, Jesse L. 2008. A new species of insular pitviper of the genus Cryptelytrops (Squamata: Viperidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 1715: 57-68 - get paper here
  • Gumprecht, A. 2002. Trimeresurus fasciatus (BOULENGER). Sauria 24 (1): 2 - get paper here
  • Gumprecht, A.; Tillack, F.; Orlov, N.L.; Captain, A. & Ryabow, S. 2004. Asian pitvipers. Geitje Books, Berlin, 368 pp.
  • Lang, R. de & G. Vogel 2005. The snakes of Sulawesi. A field guide to the land snakes of Sulawesi with identification keys. Frankfurter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, 25, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, 312 pp.
  • Malhotra, Anita & Thorpe, Roger S. 2004. A phylogeny of four mitochondrial gene regions suggests a revised taxonomy for Asian pitvipers (Trimeresurus and Ovophis). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 83 –100 [erratum p. 680] - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Orlov, N.; Ananjeva, N.; Barabanov, A.; Ryabov, S. & Khalikov, R. 2002. Diversity of vipers (Azemiopinae, Crotalinae) in East, Southeast, and South Asia: annotated checklist and natural history data (Reptilia: Squamata: Serpentes: Viperidae). Faun. Abh. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 23: 177-218
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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