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Namib dwarf adder (Bitis peringueyi) latin dict size=45   common dict size=512
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Namib dwarf adder (Bitis peringueyi)

Namibian Sidewinder, Bitis peringueyi. With it eyes located on top of it's head, the namibian sand viper/sidewinder is adapted for ambush predation partly buried in the sand. Swakopmund, Namibia

Date 12 October 2009, 22:35:09
Source Flickr: Namibian Sidewinder (Bitis peringueyi)
Author Jay Iwasaki

Bitis peringueyi is a venomous viper species found in Namibia and southern Angola. Common names for Bitis peringueyi include Peringuey's adder, Peringuey's desert adder, sidewinding adder, Namib dwarf sand adder, dwarf puff adder, Namib desert sidewinding adder, dwarf sand adder, Namib dwarf adder, and Namib desert viper.

Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Species: Bitis peringueyi (Boulenger, 1888)
- Vipera Peringueyi Boulenger, 1888
- Bitis peringueyi — Boulenger, 1896
- Bitis peringueyi — Golay et al., 1993

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