REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF THE WORLD

A Selection of

Vipers

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AGAMAS (DRAGONS) OF THE WORLD

SKINKS OF THE WORLD

Sea Turtles of the World

Freshwater Turtles of the world

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A Selection of
VIPERS OF THE WORLD
Saw Scaled Viper

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

Florida Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon conanti

USA, southern Georgia and most of Florida, including some islands off the coast

Gaboon Viper 

Bitis gabonica

Sub-Saharan Africa

South American Rattlesnake

Crotalus durissus

South America and some islands in the Caribbean,
including Morro de la Iguana, Tamarindo and Aruba

Timber Rattlesnake

Crotalus horridus

Eastern regions of North America

Aruba Island Rattlesnake

Crotalus unicolor

The Caribbean island of Aruba

Saw Scaled Viper

Echis carinatus

Pakistan, India, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan,
Iran, Sri Lanka, Southern Afghanistan, Pakistan, India,
Bangladesh, Iran, Oman and United Arab Emirates

Green Tree Viper

Trimeresurus gramineus

China, Taiwan
Nepal, India, Myanmar, Vietnam

Common European Adder
or Common Viper

Vipera berus

Northwestern Europe 
(Great Britain, Belgium, Netherlands, 
Scandinavia, Germany, France) across southern Europe (Italy, Serbia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro, 
Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Bulgaria,
and northern Greece) and eastern Europe to north of
the Arctic Circle, and Russia to the Pacific Ocean,
 Sakhalin Island, North Korea, northern Mongolia and northern China

Eastern Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix (includes snakes that were called A. c. contortrix and A. c. mokasen )

USA:- Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa,
Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts
Delaware.

Uracoan Rattlesnake

Crotalus vegrandis
(was Crotalus durissus vegrandis)

Venezuela

Western Copperhead
or Broad-banded Copperhead

Agkistrodon laticinctus
(includes snakes that were called A. c. laticinctus, A. c. pictigaster and A. c. contortrix)

USA:- Texas, Oklahoma.
Mexico:- Chihuahua

Flat-nosed Pit Viper

Trimeresurus puniceus

Southeast Asia

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