Vipera (Macrovipera) Reuss 1927 (pit viper)

Reptilia - Squamata - Crotalidae

Alternative spelling: Macrovipera

Parent taxon: Vipera according to G. A. Zerova 1993

See also Venczel and Stiuca 2008

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

Subtaxa: Macrovipera gedulyi Vipera (Macrovipera) sarmatica Vipera (Macrovipera) ukrainica

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Morocco (1 collection)

• Miocene of Hungary (3), Moldova (1), Romania (2), Ukraine (2)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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