Overview

Comprehensive Description

Brief

"Midbody there are 25-39 rows of dorsal scales that are keeled scales with apical pits; on the flanks, these have serrated keels. There are 143-189 ventral scales that are rounded and cover the full width of the belly. The subcaudals are undivided and number 21-52, and the anal scale is single."
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Distribution

Throuhout India
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Continent: Near-East Asia
Distribution: Afghanistan, Iran, India (Rajasthan, Punjab, , Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra (Salher, Marunji, probably all over) [A. Captain, pers. Comm.]), Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates Oman, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan. Echis multisquamatus: Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, SW Tajikistan, Afghanistan, E Iran  carinatus: peninsular India; no type locality available (fide LOVERIDGE 1936). Type locality (fide SCHMIDT 1939): “India”.  astolae: Astola Island off the coast of Pakistan  multisquamatus: , Uzbekistan, NW Baluchistan in Pakistan northwest into Turkmenistan  sinhaleyus: Sri Lanka  sochureki: N India, Bangladesh, S Afghanistan, Pakistan, C Iran, S Iraq, an isolated population in SE Arabian peninsula.
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Ecology

Habitat

General Habitat

Sandy rocky terrains and open grassy areas and scrub jungles
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Life History and Behavior

Life Expectancy

Lifespan, longevity, and ageing

Maximum longevity: 23.8 years (captivity)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Echis carinatus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.

Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

GGGGCCTGCCTA---AGCGTCCTCATACGGATAGAACTNACGCAANCAGGGTCCCTATTTGGCAGC---GACCAGATCTTCAACGTCTTAGTAACCGCACACGCCTTTATCATAATCTTTTTTATAGTAATACCTATCATAATCGGCGGGTNCGGAAACTGGCTCATCCCCTTAATA---ATTGGAACCCCAGATATAGCCTTCCCACGCATAAATAACATGAGCTTCTGACTTCTCCCCCCTGCGCTCCTACTACTTCTCTCCTCCTCATACGTAGAGGCAGGGGCAGGAACCGGATGAACTGTATATCCCCCCCTCTCAGGAAATCTAGTTCACTCAGGACCCTCAGTAGACCTA---GCTATCTTCTCCCTCCACCTTGCCGGAGCCTCATCCATCCTGGGAGCGATCAACTTCATCACCACCTGCATCAATATAAAACCAAAATCTATACCCATATTTAACTTCCCCTTATTTGTATGGTCAGTAATAATCACTGCCATTATGCTCCTCCTCGCACTCCCTGTCCTTGCAGCA---GCAATCACTATACTCCTAACGGACCGTAACCTCAACACCTCCTTCTTCGACCCCTGCGGAGGAGGGGACCCGATCCTATTTCAACACCTATTCTGATTTTTTGGTCAC
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Echis carinatus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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