Vipera gedulyi Bolkay 1913 (pit viper)

Reptilia - Squamata - Crotalidae

Alternative combination: Vipera (Daboia) gedulyi

Full reference: S. Bolkay. 1913. Additions to the Fossil Herpetology of Hungary from the Pannonian and Preglacial Periode. Mitteilungen aus dem Jahrbuche der Kgl. Ungarischen Geologischen Reichsanstalt XXI(7):216-230

Belongs to Vipera according to S. Bolkay 1913

See also Venczel 1994 and Zerova 1992

Sister taxa: Coluber kargii, Vipera (Daboia), Vipera (Macrovipera), Vipera (Pelias), Vipera (Vipera), Vipera antiqua, Vipera burgenlandica, Vipera latastei, Vipera maghrebiana, Vipera maxima, Vipera natiensis, Vipera platyspondyla

Type specimen: HGI Ob-4467/Vt.74, a partial skull (82 isolated skull bones, 25 fragmentary compound bones and 206 isolated venom fangs). Its type locality is Polgárdi 2, which is in a MN 13 sinkhole /limestone in Hungary.

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Polgárdi 2

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