Tropidolaemus wagleri Wagler’s Pit Viper
Some other names for this species:
Wagler’s Viper, Wagler’s Palm Viper, Temple Viper, Temple Pit Viper, Speckled Pit Viper, Bamboo Snake
Lowlands, Selangor, MalaysiaJanuary 15, 2017
Wagler’s Pit Viper (Tropidolaemus wagleri)
This beautiful Wagler's Pit Viper, spotted at some distance by the eagle-eyed Kurt "Orion" G, was the highlight of my first night in Malaysia. The banded pattern is the hallmark of an adult female.

My Travelogues and Trip Lists page includes a complete list of the herps I saw in the wild on this trip to Malaysia, as well as a travelogue of the trip.

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