On the Biology of Pit Vipers of Protobothrops Genus (Serpentes: Colubroidea: Viperidae: Crotalinae)

Nikolai L. Orlov, Sergei A. Ryabov, Konstantin A. Shiryaev, Van Sang Nguyen

Abstract


The data on some aspects of biology of two mainland species of this genus: P. jerdonii and P. mucrosquamatus are presented. Mode of reproduction and food RATION are described for these pitviper on the base of own observations in the nature and in laboratory.

Keywords


Reptilia; Serpentes; Viperidae; Crotalinae; Protobothrops; P. jerdonii bourreti; P. jerdonii xanthomelas; P. mucrosquamatus; reproduction; feeding

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