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Bitis peringueyi (Peringuey's Adder, Dwarf Puff Adder)

Synonyms: Bitis peringueyi; Vipera peringueyi

Wikipedia Abstract

Common names: Peringuey's adder, Peringuey's desert adder, sidewinding adder, more.Bitis peringueyi is a venomous viper species found in Namibia and southern Angola. No subspecies are currently recognized.
View Wikipedia Record: Bitis peringueyi

Attributes

Venomous [1]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Kaokoveld desert Namibia, Angola Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Namib desert Namibia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Namib-Naukluft National Park II 12585619 Namibia  

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Meroles cuneirostris (Wedge-snouted Sand Lizard, Wedge-snouted Desert Lizard)[2]
Micaelamys namaquensis (Rock mouse)[2]
Ptenopus kochi (Koch's Chirping Gecko)[2]

Range Map

Namibia, S Angola;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Living Hazards Database, Armed Forces Pest Management Board, U.S. Army Garrison - Forest Glen 2The Namib: Detritus and Fog Dependence Scott Christy March 1st, 2006
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access