A New Record of Gloydius strauchi (Viperidae, Crotalinae) from Dêgê County, NW Sichuan, China and symptoms of that species’ bite

Sylvia Hofmann


Gloydius strauchi is a venomous pit viper, which is known from Sichuan, Eastern Xizang, Qinghai, Ningxia, and Shaanxi provinces. Here I report a new, genetically verified record of G. strauchi from a high-altitude area of Dêgê County, Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, and provide information on a mild envenomation case of that species’ bite.


Strauch’s pit viper; bite; clinical course; intraspecific variation; p-distances; Gloydius angusticeps

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2020-27-2-113-122


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