Hageni’s Pit Viper For Sale
Trimeresurus hageni, commonly known as the Hagen’s pit viper (or Hageni’s Pit Viper For Sale), is a species of pit viper, a venomous snake, in the subfamily Crotalinae of the family Viperidae. The species is endemic to Southeast Asia. There are no subspecies that are recognized as being valid.
The specific name, hageni, is in honor of German naturalist Dr. Bernhard Hagen, who collected mammals, birds, reptiles, and insects in the eastern part of Sumatra.
Specimen in Bang Lang National Park.
Scalation of T. hageni includes 21 rows of dorsal scales at midbody, 176–198 ventral scales, 63–89 subcaudal scales, and 9–12 supralabial scales.
Trimeresurus hageni is found in Peninsular Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, East Malaysia (Borneo), and Indonesia (Sumatra and the nearby islands of Bangka, Simalur, Nias, Batu, and the Mentawai Islands).
The type locality given is “Sumatra … [and] island of Banka”. Brongersma (1933) emended this to “Deli, Sumatra”.
Trimeresurus hageni is oviparous.
- Trimeresurus (Parias) hageni
- Long Term Captive
- Approximately 36 Inches In Length
- Feeding On Frozen Thawed Or Live Adult Mice
- Very Toxic Venom, Not For Handling
- Tropical Species Requiring Temperatures From The Low 80s To Low 90s And Daily Misting
- Highly Arboreal So Be Sure To Provide A Taller Setup With Plenty Of Branches For Climbing And Perching
- This Is An Obscure Species With Not Much Field Info Listed On Them
- Some States Require Venomous Permits Please Know Your State Laws Before Inquiring