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Vipera Palaestinae

Vipera palaestinae is a species of venomous snake found in northern and central Israel, Palestine, northwestern Jordan, western Syria, and Lebanon. At present, there are no recognized subspecies of this species.



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


    Length 70 to 90 cm (28 to 35 in); largest recorded specimen measures 130 cm (51 in)
    Color Body color consists of light and dark brown crossbands
    Distribution Northern and central Israel, Palestine, northwestern Jordan, western Syria, Lebanon
    Habitat Agricultural land, farm buildings
    Venom Fact Venomous
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 2nd 2017 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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