The researchers found a new species of Viper, The Sorting Hat announced as a Slytherin.
In a report this month in the Zoosystematics and evolutionA group of scientists from the National Center for Biological Sciences in Bangalore, India called bright green discovery after Salazar Slytherin, one of the Harry Potter Series. This particular green pit Viper live in northeast India and its male has orange-red stripes on their heads. Its full name is”Trimeresurus Salazar.”
“This particular word is a noun and placed in Rowling’s fictional Hogwarts School of witchcraft co-founder, Salazar Slytherin,”the researchers write in the paper.
Salazar Slytherin, along with Gordon Derek Gryffindor,Rowena Ravenclaw, and Helga Hufflepuff founded Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and magic. The virtual College, The Four Courts, every individual is now a feature of them with the same name:Ravenclaws are known for intelligence, Hufflepuffs for their loyalty, Gryffindors for their bravery and Slytherins for their ambition and cunning. Salazar Slytherin and his descendants are fluent in Parseltongue—can speak to snakes. In the series, Slytherins tend to be with a snake snake-like image.
In the”Trimeresurus salazar,”know known as”Salazar’s pit Viper,”probably not lead you through the ancient pipes of an underground dungeon. It also will not chat with you the main a magical super villain of the soul. But it Do Point to a large number of undiscovered biodiversity of South Asia.
This is not the first new species found after the name of the Potterverse. In 2014, researchers named a parisitic Wasp Ampulex DementorsAfter Azkaban soul-sucking guide prison guards. In 2016, a triangular spider is named Eriovixia gryffindori Due to its relative the sort of hat.
Check out the photos of the Salazar pit Viper in here.