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  • 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

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

July 17, 2009

Description

Osservazione diretta di individui: Esatto, N maschi: 0, N femmine: 0, N indet: 1, N adulti: 0, N immaturi: 1, N juvenile: 0, N larve: 0

Photos / Sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

July 1, 2009

Description

Osservazione diretta di individui: Esatto, N maschi: 0, N femmine: 0, N indet: 1, N adulti: 0, N immaturi: 1, N juvenile: 0, N larve: 0

Photos / Sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

axeira

Date

May 1, 2009 12:46 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

borisdelahaie

Date

March 20, 2016 01:13 PM CET

Description

Pyrénées orientales - Mars 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

borisdelahaie

Date

March 26, 2016 08:24 PM CET

Place

leucate (Google, OSM)

Description

Aude - Mars 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

aville

Date

April 23, 2015 11:01 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

scra88le

Date

September 14, 2016 09:59 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

adnarregui

Date

July 7, 2016 03:24 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

jpmalves

Date

April 13, 2014 09:56 AM BST

Photos / Sounds

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

jpmalves

Date

April 13, 2014 10:03 AM BST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Date

August 31, 2016 02:51 PM BST

Description

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Viperine Snake Natrix maura

Observer

lazza

Date

August 9, 2016
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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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