Taxon profile


Meadow Viper
Vipera ursinii (Bonaparte, 1835)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Viperidae - vipers »  genus Vipera - Common Vipers »  species group Acridophaga

Scientific synonyms

Pelias ursinii Bonaparte, 1835
Pelias berus var. ursinii Bonaparte, 1835
Acridophaga ursinii (Bonaparte, 1835)
Acridophaga ursini (Bonaparte, 1835)
Acridophaga uralensis Reuss, 1925
Peilas berus var. uralensis (Reuss, 1925)
Coluber ursinoides Nikolsky, 1927
Vipera ursinii wettsteini Knöpfler & Sochurek, 1955
Vipera (Vipera) ursinii wettsteini Knöpfler & Sochurek, 1955

Vulnerable VU


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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Vipera ursinii macrops Méhely, 1911 - Karst meadow viper

Vipera ursinii macrops

subspecies Vipera ursinii moldavica Nilson, Andrén & Jorger, 1993
subspecies Vipera ursinii rakosiensis Méhely, 1893

Vipera ursinii rakosiensis

subspecies Vipera ursinii ursinii (Bonaparte, 1835)

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