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Echis  Merrem, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 634423

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
                                        GenusEchis Merrem, 1820  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Echis borkini Cherlin, 1990  
                                           Species Echis carinatus (Schneider, 1801) – Saw-scaled Viper, Phoorsa 
                                           Species Echis coloratus Günther, 1878 – Palestine Saw-scaled Viper 
                                           Species Echis hughesi Cherlin, 1990 – Hughes' Saw-scaled Viper 
                                           Species Echis jogeri Cherlin, 1990 – Joger's Saw-scaled Viper 
                                           Species Echis khosatzkii Cherlin, 1990  
                                           Species Echis leucogaster Roman, 1972 – Roman's Saw-scaled Viper 
                                           Species Echis megalocephalus Cherlin, 1990 – Cherlin's Saw-scaled Viper, Large-headed Carpet Viper 
                                           Species Echis ocellatus Stemmler, 1970 – African Saw-scaled Viper, West African Carpet Viper 
                                           Species Echis omanensis Babocsay, 2004 – Oman Saw-scaled Viper 
                                           Species Echis pyramidum (Geoffroy de St-Hilaire in Savigny, 1827) – Egyptian Saw-scaled Viper, North-East African Carpet Viper 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Echis    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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  
  Reference for: Echis   

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