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Rune Midtgaard


Taxonomy of the family Viperidae
Bibliography of the genus Zhaoermia
Biodiversity of the family Viperidae








Genus
Zhaoermia

Mangshan Pitviper

Mangshan-Viper

Mangshan-bjerghugorm

1992 Ermia Zhang [not Ermia Popov 1958 (Orthoptera)] (type species: Trimeresurus mangshanensis Zhao in Zhao & Chen 1990; syn. Gou, Malhotra, Li, Pook & Creer 2007)
2004 Zhaoermia Gumprecht & Tillack [substitute name for Ermia Zhang 1992]
Contents: 1 species, which is endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Included in Protobothrops by some authors (e.g., Gou, Malhotra, Li, Pook & Creer 2007; Guo, Liu, Wen, Xiao, Fang, Zhong, Truong, Zhu, Jadin & Li 2016; Snetkov & Orlov 2017), but retained as a valid genus by David & Vogel in Visser (2015), based on morphological differences.
Distribution: As for the single species.

Zhaoermia mangshanensis

Mangshan Pitviper

Mangshan-Viper

Mangshan-bjerghugorm

1990 Trimeresurus mangshanensis Zhao in Zhao & Chen
Ermia mangshanensis Zhang 1993
Zhaoermia mangshanensis Gumprecht & Tillack 2004
Protobothrops mangshanensis Gou, Malhotra, Li, Pook & Creer 2007

Distribution: China (Guangdong, Hunan).


Zhaoermia mangshanensis
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