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Spider-Tailed Horned Viper

Spider-tailed horned viper is a species of venomous snake occurring only in western Iran. Not much is known about the species as few specimens are studied.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Viperidae
    Subfamily Viperinae
    Genus Pseudocerastes
    Scientific Name Pseudocerastes urarachnoides

    Length Around 58.6 cm
    Color Grayish-brown
    Distribution Western Iran
    Habitat Rock crevices in hilly, arid habitat
    Predators Mainly birds
    Venom Fact Venomous
    IUCN Conservation Status Data Deficient

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    Published on April 30th 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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