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Horned Viper
Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Other names

= Long-nosed Viper
= Nose-horned Viper
= Sand Viper

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Related glossary terms

poisonous

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Vipera ammodytes ammodytes Linnaeus, 1758

Vipera ammodytes ammodytes

subspecies Vipera ammodytes meridionalis Boulenger, 1903 - Southern Horned Viper

Vipera ammodytes meridionalis - Southern Horned Viper

subspecies Vipera ammodytes montandoni Boulenger, 1904 - Transdanubian Sand Viper

Vipera ammodytes montandoni - Transdanubian Sand Viper


Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214762]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [62255]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [http://www.dzzp.hr/dokumenti_upload/2011...] [as Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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