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New locality records for four rare species of vipers (Reptilia: Viperidae) in Turkey

Göçmen, Bayram and Mebert, Konrad and Igci, Nasit and Akman, Bahadir and Yildiz, Mehmet Zülfü and Oguz, Mehmet Anil and Altin, Çagatay. (2014) New locality records for four rare species of vipers (Reptilia: Viperidae) in Turkey. Zoology in the Middle East, Vol. 60, H. 4. pp. 306-313.

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Abstract

We report new localities and range extensi ons for four vipers from Turkey. The dis- tribution of Montivipera wagneri is extended substantially southwards into Mu ş province, showing that this sp ecies is not endemic to the Aras valley as previously stated in the literatu re. Similarly, an unverified photograph of Montivipera albizona from Erzincan province, at its currently known eastern limit, was confirmed with new material, and its range is extended substa ntially southwards to the Anamos (Nur) Mountains in Hatay province. Smaller range extensions are reported for Vipera am- modytes transcaucasiana and V. darevskii.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Umweltwissenschaften > Natur- Landschafts- und Umweltschutz > Naturschutzbiologie (Baur)
UniBasel Contributors:Ursenbacher, Sylvain and Mebert, Konrad
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Kasparek
ISSN:0939-7140
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Last Modified:06 Feb 2015 09:59
Deposited On:06 Feb 2015 09:59

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