HABITAT AND ECOLOGY This viviparous species can be found in a variety of habitats from montane forests to open lowland plains, shrubland, and cultivated areas near human settlements. It is known to remain abundant in highly degraded and altered habitats.
Field studies to determine the geographic range limits of this species with respect to C. insularis are needed. This snake is found in many protected areas, and no species-specific conservation measures are in place.
CLASS : Reptilia
ORDER : Squamata
FAMILY : Viperidae
GENUS : Trimeresurus
SPECIES : White-lipped Tree Viper (Trimeresurus albolabris (formerly as: Cryptelytrops albolabris))
Conservation status : Least Concern
Update : 06 April 2017