Macrovipera lebetina cernovi

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Macrovipera lebetina cernovi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Subfamily: Viperinae
Genus: Macrovipera
Species: M. lebetina
Subspecies: M. l. cernovi
Trinomial name
Macrovipera lebetina cernovi
(Chikin & Szczerbak, 1992)
Synonyms
  • Vipera lebetina cernovi - Chikin & Szczerbak, 1992
  • Macrovipera lebetina cernovi - McDiarmid, Campbell & Touré, 1999[1]

Common names: (none).


Macrovipera lebetina cernovi is a venomous viper subspecies[2] found in Iran, Turkmenistan Afghanistan.

Description

This subspecies normally has semidivided supraoculars.[3]

Geographic range

Northeast Iran, southern Turkmenistan parts of northern Afghanistan and Pakistan.[3]


References

  1. McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. Macrovipera lebetina cernovi (TSN 635247). Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Accessed on 10 August 2006.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mallow D, Ludwig D, Nilson G. 2003. True Vipers: Natural History and Toxinology of Old World Vipers. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida. 359 pp. ISBN 0-89464-877-2.