Malayan Pit Viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma)

Habitat :

HABITAT AND ECOLOGY Das (2010) describes this species as occurring in lowland and submontane forest and plantations, where it is associated with both dense undergrowth and rocky areas. It is a nocturnal, terrestrial, egg-laying species, feeding on vertebrates, mainly mammals.

Current Status :

This species occurs in a number of protected areas. There are no specific conservation measures in place for this species.


CLASS : Reptilia

ORDER : Squamata

FAMILY : Viperidae

GENUS : Calloselasma

SPECIES : Malayan Pit Viper (Calloselasma rhodostoma)

Conservation status : Least Concern

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Update : 11 April 2017