Bitis Gray 1842 (puff adder)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

Synonym: Clotho Gray 1842

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1842. Monographic synopsis of the Vipers, or the family Viperidae. The Zoological Miscellany 1842(May):68-71

Parent taxon: Viperinae according to G. A. Boulenger 1896

See also Gray 1842

Sister taxon: Vipera

Subtaxa: Clotho (Bitis)

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of Tanzania (4 collections)

• Pliocene of Morocco (1), Tanzania (3)

• Miocene of Namibia (1)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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