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Vipera kaznakovi
Vipera kaznakovi
Vipera lotievi
Vipera lotievi
Vipera transcaucasiana
Vipera transcaucasiana
Vipera dinniki
Vipera dinniki
Vipera darevskii
Vipera darevskii
Macrovipera lebetina
Macrovipera lebetina
Vipera eriwanensis
Vipera eriwanensis
Vipera renardi
Vipera renardi

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Accepted name: Viperidae Oppel, 1811
Common name: Vipers, Pit Vipers
Georgian name: გველგესლები
Taxonomic rank: Family
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
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The family has three subfamilies, Vipers (74 species), Pit Vipers (177 species), and Azemiopinae (1 species). 74 "true" vipers belong to 13 genera, and Georgia has ten representatives of two genera, Macrovipera and Vipera (among them 8 are recorded for Georgia, and two are very likely to live here although not yet recorded). Those make up one-third of 31 described representatives of these two genera.


Editor/Contact Person: David Tarkhnishvili
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Citation: David Tarkhnishvili, 2017-03-24. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Viperidae]. .Viperidae. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 23 June 2017