Vipera Avicennae (disambiguation)

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Vipera Avicennae is a scientific name proposed by Jan in 1859. It was used to describe a venomous viper found in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East. However, this name has long since been considered a synonym of the following two species:

  • External Article Cerastes cerastes: A venomous member of the genus Cerastes, native to the deserts of Northern Africa and parts of the Middle East. [e]
  • Developing Article Cerastes vipera: A venomous member of the genus Cerastes, found in the deserts of North Africa and the Sinai Peninsula. [e]