Description: Snout sharp and prominently upturned; internasals separated from one another. Head wide and triangular, Upper head scales unequal and partially imbricate. Eye with vertical pupil. Scales in 19-21 rows. Ventral 146, candals 52, paired. Body stout. Tail short and tapering.
Coloration: Green above and paler green on the underside; a distinct dorso-lateral series of paired, small white spots on the back. Head with a whitish temporal streak; top of snout and tail dull red.
Distribution: Highway mountains (1700m), Varushanad Hills, Madhurai District, Tamil Nadu.
HIgher Taxa: Viperidae
Synonym: Trimeresurus huttoni (Smith 1949)
Trimeresurus huttoni (Welch 1994:115)
Tropidolaemus huttoni (David & Vogel 1998, Mc Diarmid, Campbell & Toure 1999:349, Gumprecht etal '04)