Vipera berus bosniensis

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Vipera berus bosniensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Subfamily: Viperinae
Genus: Vipera
Species: V. berus
Trinomial name
Vipera berus bosniensis
Boettger, 1889
Synonyms
  • Vipera berus var. bosniensis - Boettger In Mojsisovics, 1889
  • Vipera berus var. pseudaspis - Schreiber, 1912
  • Vipera coronis coronis - Reuss, 1927
  • Vipera coronis leopardina - Reuss, 1927 (nomen nudum)
  • Vipera coronis nigroides - Reuss, 1927 (nomen nudum)
  • Vipera coronis zamenoides - Reuss, 1927 (nomen nudum)
  • V[ipera]. (Mesocoronis) coronis - Reuss, 1927
  • Mesocoronis coronis - Reuss, 1927
  • V[ipera]. (Mesocoronis) coronis coronis - Reuss, 1927
  • V[ipera]. (Mesocoronis) coronis leopardina - Reuss, 1927
  • V[ipera]. (Mesocoronis) coronis nigroides - Reuss, 1927
  • [Vipera (Mesocoronis)] coronis zamenoides - Reuss, 1927
  • [Vipera] aspoides - Reuss, 1927 (nomen nudum)
  • Vipera (Mesocoronis) aspoides - Reuss, 1927
  • Vipera (Mesocoronis) aspoides annulata - Reuss, 1927
  • [Vipera] eimeri - Reuss, 1927 (nomen nudum)
  • Vipera (Mesocoronis) eimeri - Reuss, 1927
  • Vipera rudolphoides - Reuss, 1927 (nomen nudum)
  • Vipera (Mesocoronis) rudolphoides - Reuss, 1927
  • V[ipera]. rudolphoides - Reuss, 1927
  • V[ipera]. (Mesocoronis) hybr. kochi - Reuss, 1927
  • Mesocoronis coronis - Reuss, 1927
  • Vipera (Mesocoronis) bosnensis - Werner, 1930
  • Mesocoronis aspoides - Reuss, 1930
  • Mesocoronis bosniensis atrobosniensis - Reuss, 1930
  • Mesocoronis coronis nigroides - Reuss, 1930
  • Mesocoronis coronis ornata - Reuss, 1930 (nomen nudum)
  • Mesocoronis rudolphoides - Reuss, 1935
  • Mesocoponis rudolphoides - Reuss, 1935
  • V[ipera]. berus bosniensis - Schwarz, 1935
  • Vipera (Mesocoronis) nigroides - Schwarz, 1936
  • Mesocoronis pseudaspoides - Reuss, 1937
  • Vipera (Vipera) berus bosniensis - Obst, 1983[1]

Common names: (none).  
 
Vipera berus bosniensis is a venomous viper subspecies[2] found only on the Balkan Peninsula.[3]

Geographic range

Found only on the Balkan Peninsula.[3]

Taxonomy

McDiarmid et al. (1999) follow Golay et al. (1993) and recognize V. b. bosniensis as a subspecies of V. berus.[1] However, is has been considered a full species in recent literature.[3]

See also

Cited references

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. Vipera berus bosniensis (TSN 635257) at Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Accessed 27 June 2007.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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.

Other references

  • Golay P, Smith HM, Broadley DG, Dixon JR, McCarthy, Golray P, Schatti J-C, Toriba M. 1993. Endoglyphs and Other Major Venomous Snakes of the World: A Checklist. New York: Springer-Verlag. 393 pp.

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