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  • Scientific Names
    • Vipera ammodytes
    • Coluber ammodytes
    • Vipera aspis balcanica
  • German
    • Europäische Hornotter
    • Europäische Sandotter
  • English
    • Nose-horned Viper

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umudum

Date

May 3, 2014

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Square

What

Nose-horned Viper Vipera ammodytes

Observer

markkir

Date

August 29, 2014

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No photos or sounds

Observer

roberto_sindaco

Date

May 11, 2001

Description

Ralev A., Popovic M., Ruzic M., Shurulinkov P., Daskalova G., Spasov l., Crnobrnja-Isailovic J., 2013. A new record of Testudo graeca ibera Pallas, 1814, in southern Serbia. - Herpetozoa, 25 (3/4): 151-153.

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sindic

Date

June 12, 2012

Description

Dead on road; a large Scolopendra in the stomach

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No photos or sounds

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sindic

Date

April 24, 2001

Description

Dead on road

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What

Nose-horned Viper Vipera ammodytes

Observer

sindic

Date

May 1, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

1 young.

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sindic

Date

April 30, 2012

Description

Dead on road

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Nose-horned Viper Vipera ammodytes

Observer

sindic

Date

April 30, 2007

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No photos or sounds

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sindic

Date

April 29, 1991

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Observer

goodriddance01

Date

May 4, 2013

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What

Nose-horned Viper Vipera ammodytes

Observer

bjsmit

Date

April 30, 2012

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What

Nose-horned Viper Vipera ammodytes

Observer

bjsmit

Date

May 2, 2012
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Description from Wikipedia

Vipera ammodytes is a venomous viper species found in southern Europe through to the Balkans and parts of the Middle East. It is reputed to be the most dangerous of the European vipers due to its large size, long fangs (up to 13 mm) and high venom toxicity. The specific name, ammodytes, is derived from the Greek words ammos, meaning "sand", and dutes, meaning "burrower" or "diver"; not a very good name for an animal that actually...

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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.