A New Species of Viper (Reptilia, Viperidae) from the Altay and Saur Mountains, Kazakhstan

Boris S. Tuniyev, Göran Nilson, Claes Andrén

Abstract


A new species of genus Vipera (Reptilia: Viperidae) belonging to the subgenus Pelias based on several specimens from the Altay and Saur mountain region in eastern Kazakhstan is described. It is a small species belonging to the renardi lineage.


Keywords


Viperidae; Vipera; subgenus Pelias; new species; Kazakhstan; Altay and Saur Mountains

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