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Vipera Laurenti 1768 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38158

Full reference: J. N. Laurenti. 1768. Specimen medicum, exhibens synopsin reptilium emendatam cum experimentis circa venena et antidota reptilium austriacorum [Medical ideas, showing an emended synopsis of the reptiles together with experiences in poisoning by and antidotes of Austrian reptiles]. Published and printed by Johann Thomas von Trattner, Vienna

Parent taxon: Viperinae according to P. Uetz 2005

Sister taxon: Bitis

Subtaxa: Coluber kargii, Vipera (Daboia), Vipera (Macrovipera), Vipera (Pelias), Vipera (Vipera), Vipera antiqua, Vipera burgenlandica, Vipera gedulyi, Vipera maghrebiana, Vipera maxima, Vipera natiensis, Vipera platyspondyla

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Type: Coluber aspis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore