Montpellier Snake

Malpolon monspessulanus, commonly known as the Montpellier snake, is very common throughout the Mediterranean basin. The snake's specific name is a Latinized form of Montpellier, a city in southern France. It is up to 2.00 metres (7 ft) long and may weigh up to 1. More

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Montpellier snake, Malpolon monspessulanus (Hermann, 1804) History and origin The Montpellier snake was first described by Hermann in 1804, he named the snake Coluber monspessulanus, the species has been named Malpolon monspessulanus since only 1928 (Mertens & More

MONTPELLIER SNAKE MALPOLON MONSPESSULANUS Hermann 1804 EIDECHSENNATTER venomous The Montpellier Snake is extremely shy and very fast. More

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Home Reptiles and Amphibians (A) Montpellier Snake (Malpolon monspessulanus) Culebra bastarda Share the nature pages AddThis Social Bookmark Button Main Menu * Wildside Holidays Home * The Iberianature Forum More

Montpellier Snake (Malpolon monspessulanus – culebra bastarda) Photo of Montpellier snake by Robert Parker, somewhere in Alicante A montpellier snake in Doñana This photo of a young Montpellier Snake ( Malpolon monspessulanus Culebra bastarda) was sent to me More

Eastern Montpellier Snake, Malpolon insignitus (Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1827) - Photos: 42 - Refine your search - Eggs - Habitat - Adult - Juvenile - Male - Female - * Page 1 More

The 2-metre long Montpellier snake is blue with a white underbelly and has prominent ridges over the eyes. The position of its venom fangs means that it would be unlucky to have poison injected into you. The venom is much weaker than the vipers. More

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ecology of the Montpellier snake Malpolon monspessulanus (Colubridae) and comparison with other sympatric colubrids in the Iberian Peninsula. Copeia 2008(2): 279-285. * Gasc, J.-P., Cabela, A., Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J., Dolmen, D. More

Fangs, enlarged maxillary teeth, of the Montpellier snake (Malpolon monspessulanus) Enlarged maxillary teeth of the Montpellier snake (Malpolon monspessulanus) on the distal end of maxilla. Grooves that aids venom injection are visible. Typical opisthoglypha "fangs". Bite of an aplypha snake. More

Cyprus is one of the homes of the Montpellier snake (Malpolon monspessulanus insignitus). It is one of three venomous snakes found on the island. More

Montpellier Snake (Malpolon monspessulanus) en Perafita (Barcelona ... More

The Montpellier snake is another that has also been noted as being capable of severe envenomation. More

Montpellier snake Malpolon monspessulanus Previous image Slide Show Next image Henk Wallays Registered: September 2009 Posts: 916 users gallery More

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Arabian Hooded Montpellier Snake (Malpolon moilensis) Arabian rear-fanged snake false cobra Malpolon moilensis Family Colubridae (colubrids) Genus Malpolon (Montpelier snakes) Colubridae The largest group of snakes More

Montpellier snake (Malpolon monspessulanus) by the convex rather than concave profile of the forehead, and by the dark spot on the head (3). More

Montpellier Snake: malpolon monspessulanus Grows to nearly 2m. Pattern variable. Heavy brow ridges. Juveniles may have irregular light markings, but can have more regular pattern around head. Fangs at back of mouth. More

first species I saw was a Montpellier Snake (Malpolon monspessulanus) which dashed up an embankment and stopped briefly to look at me, knowing I couldn’t reach it and the vanished very quickly into a hole of an olive tree. More

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Common names

Culebra bastarda in English - English
Eidechsennatter in German - Deutsch
Europäische Eidechsennatter in German - Deutsch
Hagedisslang in Dutch - Nederlands
Montpellier Snake in English - English
Montpellierko suge in Basque - euskara
Вдлъбнаточел смок in Bulgarian - български език

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Order : Squamata
Family : Colubridae
Genus : Malpolon
Species : Malpolon monspessulanus
Authority : HERMANN 1804