Vipera walser GHIELMI, MENEGON, MARSDEN, LADDAGA & URSENBACHER, 2016
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|Higher Taxa||Viperidae, Viperinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Common Names||G: Piemont-Viper|
|Synonym||Vipera walser GHIELMI, MENEGON, MARSDEN, LADDAGA & URSENBACHER 2016|
|Distribution||NW Italy (Pennine Alps)|
Type locality: San Giovanni d’Andorno, strada per Oropa at 1300 m elevation in the Alps north of town of Biella, a subrange of the Pennine Alps, north-western Italy.
|Types||Holotype: MSNG 34485, Adult female, collected in S. Giovanni d’Andorno, on the road to Oropa in the Biella prealps, at about 1300 m a.s.l. by A. Rosazza in the summer of 1930 (Fig. 5).|
Paratypes: One adult male: MSNG33638M collected at Monte Rosso del Croso, on 30 August 1933. One juvenile male: MSNG33637B and one subadult male: MSNG30818C collected at Alpe Finestre by Felice Capra, respectively, on 28 July 1930 and 15 August 1928. One adult female: MSNG30818A, one subadult female: MSNG30818B, and two juvenile females: MSNG33637C and MSNG33637D collected by Felice Capra at Alpe Finestre between August 1928 and August 1939. One juvenile female: MSNG30286 collected by F. Capra at Monte Rosso del Croso on 12 September 1934; one adult female MSNG33637A col- lected by F. Capra at Alpe le Piane on 5 August 1937; one adult female MSNG41663 collected by A. Margiocco at Piedicavallo in September 1967.
|Comment||Distribution: see map in Ghielmi et al. 2016: 168 (Fig. 8)|
Phylogenetics: V. walseri nests within dinniki, kaznakovi, darevskii, ursinii, eriwanensis. Not closely related to V. aspis or V. berus. See tree in Ghielmi et al. 2016: 163 (Fig. 1).
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