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- Atheris ceratophora : Venomous viper species limited to Tanzanian mountain ranges. The only horned, arboreal viper in Africa.
- Atheris desaixi : Venomous viper species endemic to Kenya, with two isolated populations, with striking black and yellow coloration.
- Atheris squamigera : Venomous viper species found in west and central Africa.
- Bitis arietans : A venomous member of the Bitis genus, found in savannah and grasslands from Morocco and western Arabia throughout Africa except for the Sahara and rain forest regions.
- Bitis : Genus of venomous vipers found in Africa and the southern Arabian Peninsula.
- Causinae : Monotypic subfamily of venomous vipers found only in subsaharan Africa.
- Causus defilippii : A venomous member of the genus Causus, found in East Africa.
- Causus maculatus : Venomous viper species found mainly in West- and Central Africa.
- Daboia : A monotypic genus created for a venomous viper species, D. russelii.
- Eristicophis : Monotypic genus created for a venomous viper species, E. macmahonii, found only in the desert region of Balochistan near the borders of Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
- Frontal scale (snakes) : Scales of a reptile which lie in the general region of the forehead of a snake, more sprecifically between the eyes and to the anterior of this area.
- Internasal scales : Scales on top of the head between the scales that surround the nostrils, and are usually paired and situated just behind the rostral, on snakes.
- Labial scales : Scales of snakes and other scaled reptiles that border the mouth opening, but do not include the median scales on the upper and lower jaws.
- Lachesis (genus) : Genus of venomous pitvipers found in the remote, forested areas in Central and South America.
- Mental scale : Median plate on the tip of the lower jaw, in snakes and other scaled reptiles.
- Micrurus fulvius : Venomous elapid species found in the southeastern U.S.A.
- Nasorostral scale : Enlarged and usually paired scale, just behind the rostral in reptiles.
- Pseudocerastes persicus fieldi : Venomous viper subspecies found in the deserts of the Middle East.
- Pseudocerastes : Monotypic genus created for a venomous viper species, P. persicus, found throughout the Middle East and as far east as Pakistan, but not on the African mainland.
- Snake (organism) : Elongate legless carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes, order Squamata, abundant in all warm countries.
- Supralabial scales : Scales in reptiles that border the mouth opening along the upper jaw, but do not include the median scale.
- Vipera albicornuta : Iranian mountain viper, zigzag mountain viper; venomous viper species endemic in Iran.
- Vipera albizona : Central Turkish mountain viper; venomous viper species endemic to the mountainous regions of central Turkey.
- Vipera ammodytes meridionalis : Venomous viper subspecies found in Greece and Turkish Thrace.
- Vipera ammodytes transcaucasiana : Venomous viper subspecies of the genus Vipera, found in parts of Georgia and northern Turkish Anatolia.
- Vipera ammodytes : Horned viper, long-nosed viper, sand viper, nose-horned viper, horn-nosed viper; venomous viper species found in southern Europe through to the Balkans and parts of the Middle East.
- Vipera aspis : Asp; a venomous viper species found in southwestern Europe.
- Vipera berus : Widespread venomous viper found in Western Europe, Great Britain and eastward to Far East Asia.
- Vipera wagneri : Venomous viper species found in eastern Turkey and northwest Iran.