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Vipera (Daboia) (oriental viper)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

Taxonomy
Daboia was named by Gray (1842). It is extant.

It was reranked as Vipera (Daboia) by Szyndlar and Zerova (1992) and Zerova (1992).

It was assigned to Viperidae by Gray (1842); to Vipera by Szyndlar and Zerova (1992) and Zerova (1992); and to Viperinae by Uetz (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Daboia Gray p. 69 fig. xx
1992Vipera (Daboia) Szyndlar and Zerova p. 94
1992Vipera (Daboia) Zerova p. 236
2005Daboia Uetz

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
superfamilySolenoglypha
familyViperidae
subfamilyViperinae
genusVipera
subgenusDaboia()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. E. Gray 1842"Eyes convex, pupil round; head elongate; scales regularly keeled; nasal shield smooth in front."