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Montivipera wagneri (NILSON & ANDRÉN, 1984)

IUCN Red List - Montivipera wagneri - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Viperinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Wagner's Viper
G: Wagners Bergotter 
SynonymVipera wagneri NILSON & ANDRÉN 1984
Vipera wagneri — WELCH 1994: 123
Viperus [sic] wagneri — MATTISON 1995: 244
Vipera (Montivipera) wagneri — NILSON et al. 1999: 101
Vipera wagneri — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 412
Vipera wagneri — SCHMIDT & KUNZ 2005: 66
Montivipera wagneri — GARRIGUES et al. 2005
Vipera (Montivipera) wagneri — VENCHI & SINDACO 2006
Montivipera wagneri — ARIKAN et al. 2008
Montivipera wagneri — WALLACH et al. 2014: 459 
DistributionE Turkey (E Anatolia), NW Iran

Type locality: Vicinity of lake Urmia, near border, Azerbaijan province, NW Iran. Map legend:
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Reproduction(ovo-) viparous. Experimental hybridizations between M. wagneri and M. xanthina result in fertile offspring (Stümpel et al. 2016). 
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 23495, in original description and verified by to U. Joger. (The caption for figure 1 on p. 178, in error cited ZFMK 32495 as the holotype.) 
CommentVenomous!

Distribution: not in Armenia fide Jeff Ettling (pers. comm., 2 April 2015). 
References
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  • Arıkan, Hüseyin; Yusuf Kumlutas, Öguz Türkozan, Ibrahim Baran, Çetin Ilgaz 2004. The morphology and size of blood cells of some viperid snakes from Turkey. Amphibia-Reptilia 25 (4): 465-470 - get paper here
  • Bergman, J. 1992. Ein erster Fund einer abnormen, runden Pupille bei Vipera wagneri NILSON & ANDRÉN 1984. Sauria 14 (1): 33-34 - get paper here
  • Garrigues, Thomas; Catherine Dauga; Elisabeth Ferquel; Valérie Choumet and Anna-Bella Failloux 2005. Molecular phylogeny of Vipera Laurenti, 1768 and the related genera Macrovipera (Reuss, 1927) and Daboia (Gray, 1842), with comments about neurotoxic Vipera aspis aspis populations. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution <br />Volume 35 (1): 35-47 - get paper here
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  • Joger, U., A. Teynié & D. Fuchs 1988. Morphological characterization of Vipera wagneri NILSON & AENDRÉ, 1984 (Reptilia: Viperidae), with first description of the males. Bonner zoologische Beiträge 39 (2/3): 221-228. - get paper here
  • Kumlutas, Yusuf, Çetin Ilgaz and Kamil Candan. 2015. Westernmost record of Montivipera wagneri (Nilson & Andrén, 1984). Herpetozoa 28 (1/2): 98-101
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  • Stümpel, Nikolaus; Mehdi Rajabizadeh, Aziz Avcı, Wolfgang Wüster, Ulrich Joger 2016. Phylogeny and diversification of mountain vipers (Montivipera, Nilson et al. 2001) triggered by multiple Plio-Pleistocene refugia and high-mountain topography in the Near and Middle East Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.04.025 - get paper here
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