Product ID L1228
Name Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus 
Common Name(s) Mangrove viper
Origin Thailand
Purity > 99 %
Form Lyophilized powder
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Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus
Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus
Trimeresurus purpureomaculatus
Taxonomic Classification
  • Class : Reptilia
  • Order : Squamata
  • Suborder : Serpentes
  • Family : Viperidae
  • Subfamily :  Crotalinae
  • Genus :  Trimeresurus

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