Hump-Nosed Pit Viper ( Hypnale hypnale Merrem, 1820 )

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Name
Scientific Name: 
Hypnale hypnale (Merrem, 1820)
Regional Names: 
English: 
Merrem's Hump-nosed Pit Viper
Distribution: 
Venom Type: 
Haemotoxic
Family: 
Description: 

TBA

Scalation
Head: 
Canthus rostralis distinct. Supralabial 7 or 8.
Dorsal: 
Upper rows feebly keeled, scale rows in 17/19:17:15/17 rows.
Ventral: 
134-149 (India), 142-158 (Sri Lanka)
Sub Caudal: 
33-46 (India), 32-48 (Sri Lanka); paired, sometimes few of them entire.
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