Canthus (snake)

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In snakes, the canthus, or canthus rostralis,[1] is the angle between the flat crown of the head and the side of the head between the eye and the snout.[2]

Cited references

  1. Spawls S, Branch B. 1995. The Dangerous Snakes of Africa. Ralph Curtis Books. Dubai: Oriental Press. 192 pp. ISBN 0-88359-029-8.
  2. Mallow D, Ludwig D, Nilson G. 2003. True Vipers: Natural History and Toxinology of Old World Vipers. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida. ISBN 0-89464-877-2.