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Malpolon monspessulanus (Montpellier Snake)


Wikipedia Abstract

Malpolon monspessulanus, commonly known as the Montpellier snake, is a species of mildly venomous rear-fanged colubrids.
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Venomous [1]  Yes


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caucasus Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey No
Irano-Anatolian Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Turkmenistan No
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey No


Circaetus gallicus (Short-toed Snake Eagle)[2]


Parasitized by 
Diplopylidium acanthotetra[3]

Range Map


Spain, Portugal, S France, NW Italy (incl. Lampedusa island), Albania, W Yugoslavia: coastal Croatia (including some adriatic islands), Slovenia (?), Hercegowina, Monte Negro, Macedonia, Greece (incl. Corfu = Corfou, Lesbos, Samos, Chios, Samothraki), B;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Living Hazards Database, Armed Forces Pest Management Board, U.S. Army Garrison - Forest Glen
2Prey and prey-size selection by the short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus) during the breeding season in Granada (south-eastern Spain), José M. Gil, Juan M. Pleguezuelos, J. Zool., Lond. (2001) 255, 131-137
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License