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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Barcode data: Echis carinatus
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Echis carinatus
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