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Viperinae  Oppel, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 563898

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyViperidae Oppel, 1811 – Pit Vipers, Vipers  
                                     SubfamilyViperinae Oppel, 1811  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Atheris Cope, 1862  
                                        Genus Cerastes Laurenti, 1768  
                                        Genus Daboia Gray, 1842  
                                        Genus Echis Merrem, 1820  
                                        Genus Eristicophis Alcock and Finn, 1897  
                                        Genus Garthius Malhotra and Thorpe, 2004  
                                        Genus Macrovipera Reuss, 1927  
                                        Genus Montatheris Broadley, 1996  
                                        Genus Montivipera Nilson, Tuniyev, Andrén, Orlov, Joger and Herrmann, 1999  
                                        Genus Proatheris Broadley, 1996  
                                        Genus Pseudocerastes Boulenger, 1896  
                                        Genus Vipera Laurenti, 1768  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Viperinae    
       
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xi + 511   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-893777-01-4, 1-893777-00-6  
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  Reference for: Viperinae   
       

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