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All Names

  • Russian
    • Гадюковый уж
  • Catalan
    • serp d'aigua
  • Portuguese
    • Cobra-de-água-viperina
  • French
    • 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
  • Italian
    • Natrice viperina

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Recent observations

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What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

April 19, 2016 03:54 PM CEST

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Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

devastazyon

Date

March 30, 2016 03:42 PM SAST

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Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

devastazyon

Date

March 29, 2016 06:46 PM SAST

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Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

jujurenoult

Date

March 26, 2016 08:20 PM CET

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What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

zanskar

Date

August 16, 2005

Place

larrau (Google, OSM)

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Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

sindic

Date

June 15, 1995

Description

June 1995

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No photos or sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Barata M., Perera A., Harris D.J., van der Meijden A., Carranza S., Ceacero F., García-Muñoz E., Gonçalves D., Henriques S., Jorge F., Marshall J.C., Pedrajas L., Sousa P., 2011. New observations of amphibians and reptiles in Morocco, with a special emphasis on the eastern region. - Herpetological Bulletin, 116: 4-14. Years 2008-2009.

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No photos or sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Barata M., Perera A., Harris D.J., van der Meijden A., Carranza S., Ceacero F., García-Muñoz E., Gonçalves D., Henriques S., Jorge F., Marshall J.C., Pedrajas L., Sousa P., 2011. New observations of amphibians and reptiles in Morocco, with a special emphasis on the eastern region. - Herpetological Bulletin, 116: 4-14. Years 2008-2009.

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No photos or sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Barata M., Perera A., Harris D.J., van der Meijden A., Carranza S., Ceacero F., García-Muñoz E., Gonçalves D., Henriques S., Jorge F., Marshall J.C., Pedrajas L., Sousa P., 2011. New observations of amphibians and reptiles in Morocco, with a special emphasis on the eastern region. - Herpetological Bulletin, 116: 4-14. Years 2008-2009.

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No photos or sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Barata M., Perera A., Harris D.J., van der Meijden A., Carranza S., Ceacero F., García-Muñoz E., Gonçalves D., Henriques S., Jorge F., Marshall J.C., Pedrajas L., Sousa P., 2011. New observations of amphibians and reptiles in Morocco, with a special emphasis on the eastern region. - Herpetological Bulletin, 116: 4-14. Years 2008-2009.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

the past

Description

Barata M., Perera A., Harris D.J., van der Meijden A., Carranza S., Ceacero F., García-Muñoz E., Gonçalves D., Henriques S., Jorge F., Marshall J.C., Pedrajas L., Sousa P., 2011. New observations of amphibians and reptiles in Morocco, with a special emphasis on the eastern region. - Herpetological Bulletin, 116: 4-14. Years 2008-2009.

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Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

September 16, 1999

Description

1 esemplare

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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

  • Globally
    Of least concern (LC) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
  • Italy
    Lc - minor preoccupazione (Source: IUCN Liste Rosse Italiane)
    Valutata specie a Minor Preoccupazione (LC) per la sua ampia distribuzione, per la popolazione presumibilmente numerosa e perché è poco probabile che la specie sia in declino abbastanza rapido per rientrare in una categoria di minaccia.
  • Portugal
    Pouco preocupante (lc) (Source: Livro Vermelho dos Vertebrados de Portugal)
    Pouco Preocupante
Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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