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Vipera (Vipera) aspis Linnaeus 1758 (asp viper)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 319689

Alternative combinations: Coluber aspis, Vipera aspis

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Vipera (Vipera) according to Z. Szyndlar and G. A. Zerova 1992

Sister taxa: Vipera (Vipera) ammodytes, Vipera (Vipera) meotica

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore