red spotted pit viper

(Trimeresurus jerdonii xanthomelas) Red spotted pitviper

Not much known, but probably mainly hemotoxic, w/ procoagulants & possibly cytotoxic factors. No serious human envenomations or deaths reported, so far. Semi-arboreal & crepuscular (or nocturnal), mainly feeds on small mammals & birds.  Mainly found in montane forests & scrubland, in southern & southeastern Asia.