Bitis albanica Hewitt, 1937

Albany adder

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Alexander, G.J. and Marais, J. 2007. A Guide to Reptiles of Southern Africa. Struik Publishers, Cape Town.

Bates, M.F., Branch, W.R., Bauer, A.M., Burger, M., Marais, J., Alexander, G.J. and de Villiers, M.S. (eds). 2014. Atlas and Red List of the Reptiles of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Suricata 1. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Branch, W.R. 1998. Field Guide to Snakes and other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Second Edition. Struik Publishers, Cape Town.

Branch, W.R. 1998. Field Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Second Edition. Struik Publishers, Cape Town.

Branch, W.R. 1999. Dwarf adders of the Bitis cornuta-inornata complex (Serpentes: Viperidae). In: U. Joger and G. Nilson (eds), Kaupia: Systematics, Phylogeny and Biology of the Viperidae, pp. 39-63. Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt und Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany.

Branch, W. R. and Turner, A. A. (2017). Bitis albanica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22473767A110343818. Downloaded on 21 May 2017.

Marais, J. 2004. A Complete Guide to the Snakes of Southern Africa. Struik, Cape Town.

Mucina, L. and Rutherford, M.C. 2006. The Vegetation of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. Strelitzia 19, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, South Africa.

Phelps, T. 2009. Old World Vipers. A natural history of the Azemiopinae and Viperinae. Chimaira, Frankfurt, Germany.

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/05/albany-adder-venomous-snake-extinct/

https://roaring.earth/the-rare-venomous-albany-adder/?utm_source=bfb&utm_medium=pa&utm_campaign=2199

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22347/bitis-albanica-albany-adder

 

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