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  • Portuguese
    • Cobra-de-água-viperina
  • French
    • Couleuvre vip
    • Couleuvre vipérine
  • Spanish
    • Culebra Viperina
  • English
    • Viperine Snake
    • Viperine Water Snake
  • Scientific Names
    • Natrix maura
    • Coluber maurus
    • Coluber viperinus
    • Natrix cherseoides
    • Natrix ocellata
    • Natrix viperina
    • Tropidonotus cherseoides vel
    • Tropidonotus viperinus
  • German
    • Vipernnatter

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Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

January 1, 2008

Description

Date: March and May 2008 - Harris D.J., Perera A., Barata M., Tarroso P., Salvi D., 2010. New distribution notes for terrestrial herpetofauna from Morocco. - North-Western Journal of Zoology, 6 (2): 309-315.

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Observer

sindic

Date

April 21, 2006

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No photos or sounds

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sindic

Date

April 21, 2006

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What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

sindic

Date

April 20, 2006

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What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

duarte

Date

October 28, 2013

Description

Small individual basking in the sun. Marshlands near Vagueira, Portugal.

Photos / Sounds

What

Natrix maura (viperine snake) Natrix maura

Observer

kogia

Date

June 7, 2013 04:10 PM BST

Description

In a small ditch very close to the beach.

Photos / Sounds

What

Natrix maura (viperine snake) Natrix maura

Observer

kogia

Date

June 2, 2013 11:46 PM BST

Description

In a small ditch very close to the beach.

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No photos or sounds

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finrod

Date

September 8, 2004

Description

seen at the bottom of the Gorroppu gorge

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No photos or sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

September 13, 2004

Place

Terra Mala (Google, OSM)

Description

455 m asl

Photos / Sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

loarie

Date

October 10, 2013 05:51 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

Observer

reptilemen

Date

September 23, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

snake

Date

May 20, 2012

Description

found near the the san lorenzo lagoon

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Description from Wikipedia

Natrix maura is a natricine water snake of the genus Natrix. Its common name is viperine water snake or viperine snake. Despite its common names, it is not a member of the Subfamily Viperinae. This nonvenomous, semiaquatic, fish-eating snake was given its common names due to behavioural and aesthetic similarities with sympatric adder species.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.