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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
SubspeciesTrimeresurus sabahi barati REGENASS & KRAMER 1981
Trimeresurus sabahi buniana GRISMER, GRISMER & MCGUIRE 2006
Trimeresurus sabahi fucatus VOGEL, DAVID & PAUWELS 2004
Trimeresurus sabahi sabahi REGENASS & KRAMER 1981
Trimeresurus sabahi toba DAVID, PETRI, VOGEL & DORIA 2009 
Common NamesE: Sabah Bamboo pitviper
E: Toba pitviper [toba]
E: The Fairy Pitviper [buniana]
E: E: Barat Bamboo pitviper [barati]
E: Siamese Peninsula pitviper [fucatus] 
SynonymTrimeresurus popeiorum sabahi REGENASS & KRAMER 1981
Trimeresurus gramineus sabahi — WELCH 1994: 115
Trimeresurus popeiorum — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 409
Trimeresurus popeiorum sabahi — MALKMUS et al. 2002
Trimeresurus popeiorum sabahi — GUMPRECHT et al. 2004
Trimeresurus sabahi — VOGEL et al. 2004
Popeia sabahi — CREER et al. 2006
Popeia sabahi — SANDERS et al. 2006
Trimeresurus sabahi — DAVID et al. 2009
Trimeresurus (Popeia) sabahi — DAVID et al. 2011
Popeia sabahi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 576
Trimeresurus sabahi sabahi — MULCAHY et al. 2017

Trimeresurus sabahi barati REGENASS & KRAMER 1981
Trimeresurus popeiorum barati REGENASS & KRAMER 1981
Trimeresurus popeorum barati REGENASS & KRAMER 1981
Trimeresurus gramineus barati — WELCH 1988
Trimeresurus popeorum barati — GOLAY et al. 1993
Coluber gramineus — RAFFLES 1822 (nec Coluber gramineus SHAW 1802)
Trimeresurus gramineus — CANTOR 1847 (nec Coluber gramineus SHAW 1802)
Lachesis gramineus — BOULENGER 1896 (nec Coluber gramineus SHAW 1802) (partim)
Trimeresurus gramineus gramineus — KOPSTEIN 1938 (nec Coluber gramineus SHAW 1802)
Trimeresurus popeorum SMITH 1937 (partim) — SMITH 1943: 518
Trimeresurus gramineus barati — WELCH 1994: 115
Trimeresurus popeiorum barati — GUMPRECHT et al. 2004
Trimeresurus barati — VOGEL et al. 2004
Trimeresurus barati — GRISMER et al. 2006
Popeia popeiorum barati — SANDERS et al. 2006
Trimeresurus barati — DAVID et al. 2009
Trimeresurus (Popeia) barati — DAVID et al. 2011
Popeia barati — WALLACH et al. 2014: 575
Trimeresurus sabahi barati — MULCAHY et al. 2017

Trimeresurus sabahi buniana GRISMER, GRISMER & MCGUIRE 2006
Popeia buniana GRISMER, GRISMER & MCGUIRE 2006
Trimeresurus bunianus — DAVID et al. 2009
Trimeresurus (Popeia) buniana — DAVID et al. 2011
Popeia buniana — WALLACH et al. 2014: 575
Trimeresurus sabahi buniana — MULCAHY et al. 2017

Trimeresurus sabahi fucatus VOGEL, DAVID & PAUWELS 2004
Trimeresurus fucatus VOGEL, DAVID & PAUWELS 2004
Lachesis gramineus — BOULENGER 1896: 555 (part.) (non Coluber gramineus SHAW 1802)
Lachesis gramineus — FLOWER 1896: 896 [part.]
Lachesis gramineus — FLOWER 1899: 695 (part.)
Trimeresurus gramineus — BOULENGER 1912: 217 (part.)
Trimeresurus gramineus — SMITH 1922: 267
Trimeresurus gramineus — 1930: 90 (part.)
Trimeresurus gramineus — POPE & POPE 1933: 7, part.)
Trimeresurus gramineus — HOGE & ROMANO HOGE 1981: 257 (part.)
Trimeresurus gramineus gramineus — WELCH 1988: 137 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — SMITH 1937: 730 (part.) (non Trimeresurus popeiorum SMITH 1937 as defined by VOGEL et al. 2004)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — TWEEDIE 1954: 117 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — TWEEDIE 1957: 121 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — TWEEDIE 1983: 139 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — LIM 1982: 20 [part.]
Trimeresurus popeiorum — LIM 1990: 393, 394 (Fig. 7)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — LIM 1991: 23 [part.]
Trimeresurus popeiorum — LIM et al. (1995: 361, part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 409 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum — GUMPRECHT 2001: 29
Trimeresurus popiorum — MASLIN 1942: 23 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeorum — SMITH 1943: 518 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeorum — GRANDISON 1978: 94
Trimeresurus popeorum — DRING 1979: 236
Trimeresurus popeorum — WÜSTER 1992: 23, 24 (Fig. 6)
Trimeresurus popeorum — JINTAKUNE & CHANHOME 1995: 122
Trimeresurus popeorum — MCDIARMID et al. 1999: 340
Trimeresurus popeorum popeorum — REGENASS & KRAMER 1981: 181 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeorum popeorum — COX 1991: 384 [the specimen on Pl. 157 cannot be positively identified])
Trimeresurus popeorum popeorum — GOLAY et al. 1993: 103 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeorum popeorum — ORLOV et al. 2002b: 353 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum popeiorum — DAVID & INEICH 1999: 288 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum popeiorum — ISKANDAR & COLIJN 2001: 159 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum popeiorum — ORLOV et al. 2002a: 194 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeiorum popeiorum — LEONG & LIM 2003: 134
Trimeresurus popae — TWEEDIE 1941: 131 (part.)
Trimeresurus popeorum ssp. — VOGEL 1990
Trimeresurus popeiorum ssp. — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 201
Trimeresurus cf. popeiorum — LIM & LIM 1999: 151, 152 (Fig. 3)
Trimeresurus cf. popeiorum — GROSSMANN & TILLACK 2001: 28, 29
Trimeresurus sumatranus — NOOTPAND 1971: 48 (non Coluber sumatranus RAFFLES 1822)
Trimeresurus erythrurus — THUMWIPAT & NUTPHAND 1982: 96, 138 (non Trigonocephalus erythrurus CANTOR 1839)
Trimeresurus erythrurus — NUTPHAND 2001: 300
Popeia fucata —GRISMER 2006
Trimeresurus fucatus — DAVID et al. 2009
Trimeresurus (Popeia) fucatus — DAVID et al. 2011
Popeia fucata — DAS 2012
Popeia fucatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 575
Popeia fucatus — CHAN-ARD et al. 2015: 291
Trimeresurus sabahi fucatus — MULCAHY et al. 2017

Trimeresurus sabahi toba DAVID, PETRI, VOGEL & DORIA 2009
Trimeresurus (Popeia) toba DAVID, PETRI, VOGEL & DORIA 2009
Lachesis gramineus — BAUMANN 1913: 272 (nec Coluber gramineus SHAW 1802)
Trimeresurus cf. sabahi — VOGEL et al. 2004: 52
Popeia sabahi — SANDERS et al. 2006: 355 (nec Trimeresurus popeiorum sabahi REGENASS & KRAMER 1981)
Trimeresurus toba — DAVID et al. 2009
Trimeresurus (Popeia) toba — DAVID et al. 2011
Popeia toba — WALLACH et al. 2014: 576
Trimeresurus sabahi toba — MULCAHY et al. 2017 
DistributionEast Malaysia (Borneo: Sabah, Sarawak); Indonesia ? (Kalimantan questionable), elevation 1000-1660 m.

Type locality: “Mount Kinabalu, Kulapis River, British North Borneo”

barati: Indonesia (Mentawai Archipelago, Sumatra, Sumatera Barat, Riau and Benkulu, perhaps also Sipora and Siberut Islands); Type locality: “Solok, Sumatra”, now Solok, Sumatera Barat Province, Sumatra Island, Indonesia.

buniana: West Malaysia (Pahang: Pulau Tioman); Type locality: Tekek-Juara Trail at 2° 49’.18.0”N x 104° 10’28.5”E at 295 m elevation, Pulau Tioman, Pahang State, West Malaysia.

fucatus: MYANMAR: Known only from southern Taninthayi Division (Tenasserim), in the vicinity of Myeik (Mergui) and on Kanmaw Kyun (Kisseraing) Island. — THAILAND. Known from the provinces of Prachuap Khiri Khan (on the basis of a specimen depicted in Wüster [1992], see below), Chumphon, Phang–Nga (Grossmann & Tillack, 2001), Krabi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani, and Trang, and probably occurs in all provinces far-ther south. — MALAYSIA: West Malaysia. Recorded from the States of Perak, Kedah (Lim et al., 1995), Pinang, Trengganu, Selangor, and Pahang, but probably present throughout, except the Cameron Highlands as far as is known. The northern limits of the current distribution is at about 12.5°N, at Myeik (Myanmar) and Ban Pala–U, a locality cited by Wüster (1992) that is situated near the border between Prachuap Khiri Khan and Phetchaburi provinces (Anonymous [2000]; also Pauwels et al. [2003]). This species might be searched for in other suitable localities of Phetchaburi Province (Thailand) and Taninthayi Division (Myanmar). Type locality: Province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand.

toba: Indonesia (Sumatra); Type locality: “si rambé”, now sirambi, about 13 km se of Balige, off the southern shore of Danau Toba (Indonesia, Sumatra island, province of Sumatera Utara.  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: MCZ 43608
Holotype: msng 30988, adult female; collected by elio modigliani, 1891 [toba]
Holotype: ZRC 2.6176, adult male; Paratypes: BMNH [buniana]
Holotype: NMBA (= NHMB) 2587 [barati]
Holotype: MNHN 1990.4283; Paratype: ZSM 4/2004 (orig. PSGV 527), adult, “near Thung Song, Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, Thailand” (original description), collector unknown, no date [fucatus] 
DiagnosisFor abbreviations see T. nebularis.

Diagnosis (sabahi): A species of the genus Trimeresurus, endemic to Borneo Island, charac-terized by the following points: (1) hemipenes long, smooth, without spines; (2) 1 st supralabial distinct from nasal; (3) 21 DSR at midbody, moderately keeled; (4) overall green coloration in males and females, without crossbands; (5) postocular streak absent in males and females; (6) a bicolor ventrolateral stripe present in males, red or rusty-red below, white above; in females, the stripe is white of yellow; (7) eyes bright or deep red or deep orange in males and females, orange, yellowish-copper or yellowish-green in juve-nile specimens; (8) tail sides green, widely mottled with rusty brown, with a sharp border between the colours; (9) tail long in males and females, with a ratio TaL/TL of 0.186– 0.238, and 0.173–0.178 respectively; (10) VEN: 147–157; SC: 59–76; (11) Occipital and temporal scales smooth or very weakly keeled [VOGEL et al. 2004].

Diagnosis (barati): A species of the genus Trimeresurus, endemic to Sumatra Island, char-acterized by the following points: (1) hemipenes long, smooth, without spines; (2) 1 st supralabial distinct from nasal; (3) 19 MSR (rarely 17); (4) overall green coloration in males and females, without crossbands; (5) postocular streak absent in males and females; (6) in males a ventrolateral stripe, reddish-brown below / white above, absent in females; (7) tail green, rusty-red above, slightly mottled with green laterally but with a definite bor-der between the red and green colours; (8) VEN: 142–158; SC: 55–73; (8) tail long in males, with a ratio TaL/TL of 0.194–0.231, and in females, 0.164–0.176 [VOGEL et al. 2004]

Comparisons. Trimeresurus barati differs from all other pitvi-pers of the Trimeresurus popeiorum complex by the combination of the following charac-ters: (1) the number of MSR, usually 19; (2) tail with a definite border between the red and green colours; (3) postocular streak absent in males and females; (4) a weak ventrolateral stripe, bicolor reddish-brown below and white above or only white in males, absent in females; (5) a smaller size; (6) a low number of VEN in males and females; (7) occipital and temporal scales smooth or weakly keeled; (8) the pattern of the tail. Main characters separating Trimeresurus barati from other species of the group are given in Tables 12–13. From T. popeiorum, it differs by: (1) a smaller size; (2) the lack of postocular streak in males; (3) the lack of ventrolateral stripe in females; (4) the number of MSR; (5) a lower number of ventrals in females (146–158 vs. 154–168 in T. popeiorum); (6) occipital and temporal scales much more weakly keeled; (7) by the higher value for TaL/TL in males, although with a wide overlap in the ranges (see Table 12); (8) the pattern of the tail. Trimeresurus barati differs from Trimeresurus fucatus by (1) a smaller size in T. barati; (2) the number of MSR (17–19 vs. 21 in T. fucatus); (3) the lack of dorsal cross-bands in T. barati; (4) the lack of a ventrolateral stripe in females of T. barat i ; (6) the pat-tern of the tail; (7) by a higher number of VEN in both sexes of T. f ucat us (males: 156–171 727 [x = 164.0, s = 3.5] vs. in T. barati 142–153 [x = 148.3, s = 3.3]; in females: 157–170 in T. fucatus [x = 163.5, s = 3.4] vs. in T. barati 146–158 [x = 149.8, s = 4.3]); (8) a higher num-ber of SC in males and especially in females of T. f ucat us (59–73 [x = 63.8, s = 3.6] vs. in T. barati 55–59 [x = 57.2, s = 1.6]); (9) occipital and temporal scales much more weakly keeled or smooth in T. barati; (10) the pattern of the tail. Trimeresurus barati differs from T. sabahi by: (1) the number of MSR; (2) a smaller size; (3) the presence of a white or yellow ventrolateral stripe in females of T. sabahi, absent in T. barat i ; (4) the colour of the eyes, orange or yellow in T. barati vs. red or orange-red in T. sabahi; (5) a slightly lower ratio TaL/TL in females (0.164–0.176 [x = 0.172, s = 0.005] vs. 0.173–0.178 [x = 0.176, s = 0.003] in T. sabahi; U = 1; P < 0.05); (6) a lower number of SC in females (55–59 [x = 57.2, s = 1.5] vs. 59–65 [x = 62.2, s = 2.7] in T. sabahi); (7) by the contact of the 3 rd SL with the SubOC, usually in contact in both sexes of T. barati (in 31/34 total occurrences [left + right sides], vs. in contact in only 8/20 occurrences in T. sabahi and separated by 1 scale in the three examined females; (8) the pattern of the tail.

Diagnosis (buniana): Popeia buniana is significantly different (p<0.008) from all other species of the popeiorum complex by having more ventral scales (170–174, x=171.8; sd=2.06); the facial pit being closer to the eye (DETP/DETN: 0.22–0.33, x=0.28, sd=0.027); and having a relatively thinner internasal scale (WInN/WsupOc: 0.9–1.2, x=1.08, sd=0.06). Male P. buniana differ from male P. barati, P. popeiorum, and P. sabahi in having significantly fewer subcaudal scales (76–78, x=77.3, sd=1.62). Male P. buniana have a significantly shorter head (HL/SVL; 0.44–0.47, x=0.46, sd=0.023) than that of male P. barati or P. nebularis and they have a significantly longer tail (Tal/TL: 0.22–0.23, x=0.22, sd=0.006) than that of male P. nebularis and P. popeiorum. Male P. buniana differ from male P. barati, P. nebularis, and P. sabahi in having a postorbital stripe as opposed to lacking a stripe; from P. fucata in lacking white, vertebral spots as opposed to having spots; and from P. nebularis in having a bicolored, ventrolateral stripe as opposed to having a white or blue stripe. Female P. buniana differ from female P. barati and P. nebularis in having a white, ventrolateral stripe as opposed to not having stripes. Popeia buniana differs from P. popeiorum in that the ventrolateral stripe covers 50% of the scale in the first dorsal scale row as opposed to covering 100% of the scale [from GRISMER et al. 2006].

Diagnosis (fucatus). A species of the genus Trimeresurus, characterized by (1) hemipenes long, reaching at least 25 th SC, without spines; (2) 1 st supralabial distinct from nasal; (3) 21 MSR (20 in 1 specimen); (4) overall green coloration in males and females; (5) irregular rusty or reddish-brown dorsal crossbands in most males; (6) a vertebral row of white dots in males, especially those from southern Thailand and Pulau Tioman, conspicuous in life (often invisible in preserved specimens or in living old specimens), present also in females, especially in juvenile specimens from same areas; (7) in males, a postocular streak usually thin, irregular, either entirely white or white below with an irregular, dark red or rusty brown streak above, sometimes totally absent (this streak is often much sub-dued and invisible in preservative); this streak is absent in females, but some white spots may be present; (8) eyes yellowish-green, greenish-gold or yellow-copper in both sexes in adult specimens; (9) in males, a vivid, bicolor ventrolateral stripe, bright and deep orange or red below, white above; in females, a thin, white but well defined stripe; (10) a tail entirely rusty brown or reddish-brown in the northern part of the range, mottled in the southern part; (11) a long tail in males, with a ratio TaL/TL between 0.200 and more than 0.240; (12) a high number of SC in males (at least 69); (13) occipital and temporal scales distinctly keeled; (14) an elongated snout, oblically truncated (from VOGEL et al. 2004).

Comparison. Main characters separating Trimeresurus fucatus from other taxa of the group are given in Tables 12–13. Trimeresurus fucatus differs from its “northern” relative Trimeresurus popeiorum by (1) the presence of dorsal crossbands in males of most populations; (2) the colour of the tail (see the description) in the northern populations; (3) the colour of the eyes: green or greenish-gold or copper in T. f ucatus, vs. deep red in T. popeiorum; (4) the postocular streak in males, in T. fucat us sometimes absent, or white, or white with a dark red upper part (see Vogel [1990]) vs. always wide and vividly bicolor in T. popeiorum; (5) the postocular streak in females, lacking in females of T. fucatus, faint but present in T. popeiorum; (6) a higher value of TaL/TL in males (0.201–0.241 [x = 0.218, s = 0.001] vs. in T. popeiorum 0.181–0.211 [x = 0.195, s = 0.009]; U = 4.5, P < 0.001); (7) a higher number of SC in males (69–84 [x = 75.9, s = 3.5] vs. 59–75 [x = 68.1, s = 4.2] in T. popeiorum; U = 58, P < 0.001); (8) a more elongated, flattened head and oblically truncated snout; (9) a slightly smaller size in T. fucatus compared to T. popeiorum. Trimeresurus fucatus differs from the Sundaic species of the complex (see below) by (1) the presence of dorsal crossbands in most males; (2) the presence of a conspicuous white ventrolateral stripe in females (also present in Trimeresurus sabahi); (3) the pres-ence of dorsal white spots in many specimens of T. fucatus, although, according to Stuebing & Inger (1999), white dots are sometimes present in Trimeresurus sabahi; (4) higher numbers of ventral scales in males and in females; (5) occipital and temporal scales strongly keeled in T. fucatus, smooth or much more weakly keeled in Sundaic species (from VOGEL et al. 2004).

Diagnosis (toba): A species of the genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804, characterized by (1) hemipenes long, reaching in situ at least the 25th sC, without spines; (2) 1st supralabial distinct from nasal; (3) 21 msr; (4) overall green coloration in males and females without darker crossbands; (5) absence of a postocular streak in both males and females; (6) thin, white ventrolateral stripe present in males, faint but present or absent in females; (7) rather short tail in females with a ratio taL/tL between 0.148 and 0.157; (8) occipital scales smooth or weakly keeled; and (9) temporal scales large, as large as posterior temporals.

Comparisons. Trimeresurus sabahi differs from all other pitvi-pers of the Trimeresurus popeiorum complex mostly by the combination of the following characters:(1) the eye colour, red or orange-red in both males and females; (2) no postocu-lar streak in males and females; (4) a bicolor ventrolateral stripe in males, red below/white above, only white or yellow in females; (5) a low ventral count in males and females; (6) occipital and temporal scales smooth or very weakly keeled. Main characters separating Trimeresurus sabahi from other taxa of the group are given in Tables 12–13. T. sabahi differs from T. popeiorum by (1) a smaller size; (2) by the absence of postocular streaks in both sexes; (3) a lower number of Cep between the supraoculars (9–11 [x = 10.3, s = 0.8] vs. in T. popeiorum 10–14 [x = 11.5, s = 1.0]; U = 45.5; P < 0.05)]); (4) a lower number of VEN in females (148–156 vs. 154–168 in T. popeiorum); (5) occipital and temporal scales smooth, vs. distinctly or strongly keeled in T. popeiorum. Trimeresurus sabahi differs from T. fucatus by (1) a smaller size; (2) the absence of dorsal crossbands in T. sabahi; (3) the colour of the eyes in males and females (red in T. sabahi vs. yellowish-green or gold or copper in T. fucat us); (4) the absence of vertebral white spots in T. sabahi, although, according to Stuebing & Inger (1999), white dots are sometimes present; (5) the tail pattern; (6) a higher number of ventral scales in both sexes of T. f ucat us (in males 156–171 [x = 164.0, s = 3.5] vs. 147–157 [x = 151.6, s = 2.8] in T. sabahi; U = 1.5; P < 0.001; in females 157–170 [x = 163.5, s = 3.4] vs. in T. sabahi 148– 156 [x = 152.2, s = 3.0]); (7) by weakly keeled or smooth occipital and temporal scales in T. sabahi, strongly keeled in T. f ucatus. 
CommentVenomous!

Synonymy: Partly after VOGEL et al. 2004. Wostl et al. 2016 synonymized T. barati, T. buniana, T. fucatus, and T. toba with T. sabahi. However, Mulcahy et al. 2017 considered these forms as synonyms of T. sabahi.

Internal (former) species numbers: 19504 [toba], 19467 [buniana], 19464 [barati], 19473 [fucatus] 
Etymologysabahi: T. sabahi was named after the type locality in Sabah, Borneo.
toba: The specific epithet of T. s. toba is the name of the volcanic toba massif in which the type locality is located; the same name is applied to the large Lake Toba. it is a noun in apposition.
buniana: The specific epithet is derived from the Malay word “bunian”, which is a small, feminine, mischievous, elf or fairy-like spirit believed to inhabit the forests.
barati: named after the Barat Province on Sumatra in which the type locality is.
fucatus: Named after the Latin adjective fucatus, that could be translated by “with make-up”. It was used in classical Latin language to describe the red and white hues harboured on their cheeks by actors of the ancient Latin theater, and was chosen here in allusion to the bicolor white and red postocular streak present in some males of this species. 
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