Gloydius ussuriensis (Emelianov, 1929) [Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae] — a New Snake Species for the Herpetofauna of Mongolia

Ivan I. Kropachev, Nikolai L. Orlov, Valentina F. Orlova


The first documented record of Gloydius ussuriensis from the territory of Mongolia is described with reference to museum material. The description is based on a single specimen collected in the east of the country (Nomrog River). Data on morphological characteristics of the specimen and geographic distribution of this species are provided.


Gloydius ussuriensis; Dornod Aimag, eastern Mongolia, morphology; biology; taxonomic comments

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