Orsini's Viper

The Orsini's Viper is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

* Orsini's viper, Vipera ursinii at Reptiles & Amphibians of France. Accessed 30 October 2006. * Vipera eriwanensis at Checklist of Armenia's Amphibians and Reptiles, Tadevosyan's Herpetological Resources. More

The Orsini's viper was first described by Bonaparte in 1835, the scientific name of this species is Vipera ursinii, Vipera meaning viper and ursinii, this name comes from a certain Mr Orsini who dicovered this species in 1833, Bonaparte named this species after More

Meadow Viper, Orsini's Viper, Orsinis Viper French – Vipère Des Steppes, Vipère D'Orsini Synonym/s: Pelias ursinii (Bonaparte, 1835 Taxonomic Notes: Crochet and Dubois (2004), reported that there More

Meadow Viper, Meadow Viper, Orsinis Viper, Orsini's Viper, Orsinis Viper Common Names in French: Vipère D'orsini, Vipère Des Steppes Common Names in German: Wiesenotter Description - More

Common names

Çayır engereği in Turkish - Türkçe
Meadow viper in English - English
Meadow Viper, Orsinis Viper in English - English
Orsini's Viper in English - English
Planinska šarka in Bosnian - bosanski jezik
Rákosi vipera in Hungarian - Magyar
Vipère d'orsini in French - français
Vipère des steppes in French - français
Wiesenotter in German - Deutsch
Степная гадюка in Russian - русский язык
ノハラクサリヘビ in Japanese - 日本語

Order : Squamata
Family : Viperidae
Genus : Vipera
Species : Vipera ursinii
Authority : BONAPARTE 1835