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Tropidolaemus subannulatus (GRAY, 1842)

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: North Philippine temple pitviper
G: Philippinische Tempelviper 
SynonymTrimeresurus subannulatus GRAY 1842: 48
Trigonocephalus wagleri var. celebensis GRAY 1849
Trimeresurus subannulatus — BOULENGER 1894: 85
Trimeresurus wagleri alboviridis TAYLOR 1917 (fide LEVITON 1964)
Tropidolaemus subannulatus — KUCH et al. 2007
Trimeresurus wagleri subannulatus — RELOX et al. 2011
Tropidolaemus (subannulatus) celebensis — KOCH 2012
Tropidolaemus subannulatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 748 
DistributionBrunei (Das (2007), Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak on Borneo
[Stuebing & Inger, 1999; Malkmus et al., 2002]),
Indonesia (Belitung, Borneo: Kalimantan, Buton, Kalimantan, Sangihe Archipelago, and Sulawesi), Philippines (Balabac, Basilan, Bohol, Dinagat, Jolo, Leyte, Luzon, Mindanao, Negros, Palawan, Panay, Samar, Sibutu, and Tumindao [Alcala, 1986])

Type locality: The Philippines [Mindanao]  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.1.19.32- 33 (formerly BMNH i.2.6a and c).
Type(s): BMNH, received from "Mus. Leyden." [celebensis]
Holotype: CM R2433 (originally EHT 432) [alboviridis] 

Synonymy: Trimesurus subannulatus Gray, 1842 was synonymised with Trimeresurus wagleri by Günther (1864: 388) and McDIARMID et al. 1999. 
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  • Gray, J. E. 1849. Catalogue of the specimens of snakes in the collection of the British Museum. Edward Newman, London, i-xv; 1-125. - get paper here
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