Different Forms of Melanism and Its Development with Age in the Populations of Steppe Viper Vipera renardi (Christoph, 1861)

Sergey V. Ostrovskikh


Melanistic coloration has been observed in the populations of Vipera renardi in Krasnodar Region. Various forms of melanistic pattern of coloration and its development with age are analyzed.


melanism; color form; Vipera renardi

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-1997-4-2-186-191


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