On the Biology of Pit Vipers of Protobothrops Genus (Serpentes: Colubroidea: Viperidae: Crotalinae)

Nikolai L. Orlov, Sergei A. Ryabov, Konstantin A. Shiryaev, Van Sang Nguyen


The data on some aspects of biology of two mainland species of this genus: P. jerdonii and P. mucrosquamatus are presented. Mode of reproduction and food RATION are described for these pitviper on the base of own observations in the nature and in laboratory.


Reptilia; Serpentes; Viperidae; Crotalinae; Protobothrops; P. jerdonii bourreti; P. jerdonii xanthomelas; P. mucrosquamatus; reproduction; feeding

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2001-8-2-159-164


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