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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Viperidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Viperidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Afghanistan Species List, AnAge, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Herpetology in DwC A, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, EOL authors, INBio, ReptileDB, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Albania Species List, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bosnia and Herzegovina Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Cyprus Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Eritrea Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, Gabon Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Latvia Species List, Lebanon Species List, Lesotho Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mongolia Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, North Korean Species List, Norway Species List, Oman Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Somalia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Uganda Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uruguay Species List, Yemen Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Gulf of Mexico Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Atlantic Species List, and South Pacific Species List
Viperidae Oppel 1811

Alternative Names

Acridophaga Reuss 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Agkishodon de Beauvois 1799
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Agkistrodon Huxley 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aploaspis Cope 1866
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atropophis Peters 1872
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Atropos Wagler 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bothrophis Fitzinger 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bothropoides Fenwick, Gutberlet, Evans & Parkinson 2009
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caudisona Laurenti 1768
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Caudisonia Laurenti 1768
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cenchris Daudin 1803
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chersea Fleming 1822
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cottonus Hoser 2009
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Craspedocephalus Kuhl & van Hasselt 1822
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crotalophorus Gray 1825
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Crotalurus Rafinesque 1820
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dinodipsas Peters 1882
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Distichurus Hallowell 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Echidna Link 1806
Proparte synonym according to GBIF classification
Heterophis Peters 1862
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Himalayophis Malhotra & Thorpe 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Megaera Wagler 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mesovipera Reuss 1927
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parias Gray 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pelias Merrem 1820
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Peltopelor Günther 1864
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Poecilostolus Günther 1863
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Popeia Malhotra & Thorpe 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhinocerophis Garman 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scytale Meuschen 1778
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sinovipera Guo & Wang 2011
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Teleuraspis Cope 1859
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thamnocenchris Salvin 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Thanatophis Posada-Arango 1889
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Toxicoa Gray 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Toxicophis Troost 1836
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Triceratolepidophis Ziegler, Herrmann, David, Orlov & Plauvels 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Trimesurus Gray 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Turanechis Cherlin 1990
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Urobelus Reinhardt 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Vipera Laurenti 1768
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Viridovipera Malhorta & Thorpe 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zhaoermia Gumprechtt & Tillack 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

Arabic

أفعويات preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

իժեր preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Gürzələr preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Biperido preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

гадзюкавыя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

ভাইপারিডি preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bokmål, Norwegian; Norwegian Bokmål

Hoggormfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Отровници preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Vipèrid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Ljutice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

zmijovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

adders preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Vipuredoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Rästiklased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

kyykäärmeet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

Viperidés preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin
Crotale Durisse, Vipères
Recognized by CITES

Georgian

გველგესლასებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Vipern preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Οχιά preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

צפעיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

वाइपरिडाए preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Viperafélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Höggormar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Indonesian

Beludak preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Nathair nimhe preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

クサリヘビ科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Kazakh

Sur jılandılar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Сұр жыландылар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
سۇر جىلاندىلار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Чаар жылан сымалдуулар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kurdish

Famîleya margîskan preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Odžu dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Angys preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

Отровници preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Ular Kapak preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

വൈപ്പറിഡേ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian Nynorsk; Nynorsk, Norwegian

Hoggormfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Occitan (post 1500)

Viperids preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Persian

گرزه‌ماران preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

żmijowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Quechua

Katari preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

гадюковые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Vretenicovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovenian

Gadi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Viboras preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swahili

Kipiri preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Huggormar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tagalog

Ulupong preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Telugu

రక్తపింజరి preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์งูแมวเซา preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Engerekgiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

гадюкові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Qora ilonlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Rắn Viper preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Ku Arab

فامیلەیا مارگیسکان preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Ku Latn

Famîleya margîskan preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Nrm

Vipéthe preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

i18n: Pnb

وائپر سپ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Viperidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Sarcopterygii
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Amniota
Reptilia
Eureptilia
Diapsida
Neodiapsida
Lepidosauromorpha
Lepidosauriformes
Squamata
Serpentes
Viperidae (this page)

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata
248 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata
Viperidae (this page)