Reptiles and Amphibians of Thailand

Thailand's Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, and Frogs

Vogel’s Pit Viper

Trimeresurus vogeli

Venomous and Dangerous!

This species is found in Thailand, but not within Bangkok itself

Vogel’s Pit Viper (Viridovipera vogeli) khao yai bernard dupont
Vogel’s Pit Viper in Khao Yai (photo by Bernard Dupont)

Vogel’s Pit Viper (Viridovipera vogeli) khao yai bernard dupont
Front view of Vogel’s Pit Viper (photo by Bernard Dupont)

Viridovipera vogeli  Michael Cota Khao Yai_files
Head shot of Vogel’s Pit Viper in Khao Yai (photo by Michael Cota)

Vogels Pit Viper (Trimeresurus vogeli)
Head shot of Vogel’s Pit Viper in Vietnam (photo by Scott Trageser, naturestills.com)

Vogel's Pit Viper Viridovipera vogeli
Vogel’s Pit Viper spotted crossing road during rain in Khao Yai

Bamboo Pit Viper Viridovipera vogeli
Head shot of Vogel’s Pit Viper

Bamboo Pit Viper Trimeresurus vogeli
A second Vogel’s Pit Viper spotted crossing road in Khao Yai

English name: Vogel’s Pit Viper (aka “Bamboo Pit Viper”)
Scientific name:Trimeresurus vogeli (formerly Viridovipera vogeli)
Thai name: Ngu Kieo Pi

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