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Gloydius lijianlii JIANG & ZHAO, 2009

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesChinese: 庙岛蝮 
SynonymGloydius lijianlii JIANG & ZHAO 2009
Gloydius lijianlii — WALLACH et al. 2014: 311 
DistributionChina (N coast Shandong peninsula)

Type locality: Daheishan Island (37°58'N, 121°35'E; elevation 174 m  
TypesHolotype: CIB 095886 
CommentConservation: one of the 30 most endangered viper species (Maritz et al. 2016). 
  • Jiang & Zhao 2009. Gloydius lijianlii, a new species from the northern coastal islands along Shandong peninsula (Reptilia, Squamata, Viperidae). [in Chinese]. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 34(3): 642-646
  • Maritz, Bryan; Johannes Penner, Marcio Martins, Jelka Crnobrnja-Isailović, Stephen Spear, Laura R.V. Alencar, Jesús Sigala-Rodriguez, Kevin Messenger, Rulon W. Clark, Pritpal Soorae, Luca Luiselli, Chris Jenkins, Harry W. Greene 2016. Identifying global priorities for the conservation of vipers. Biological Conservation, doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.05.004 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
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