Trimeresurus arunachalensis Current Affairs, GK & News
A team of herpetologists (specialized in study of reptiles and amphibians) have discovered a more advanced new species of reddish-brown pit viper from Arunachal Pradesh. Their discovery was published in Russian Journal of Herpetology. About the Viper Scientific Name (of discovered Arunachal pit viper): Trimeresurus arunachalensis. This discovery of new species makes Arunachal Pradesh only ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Crying Keelback • Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary • Himalayan • Horseshoe • Hump-Nosed • Malabar • Reddish-Brown Pit Viper • Russian Journal of Herpetology • Trimeresurus arunachalensis • Vipers • West Kameng district
A team of herpetologists led by Ashok Captain have described a new species of reddish-brown pit viper — a venomous snake with a unique heat-sensing system — from a forest in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh. The discovery makes the Arunachal pit viper (Trimeresurus arunachalensis) the second serpent to have been discovered after the ..