Bitis arietans


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large African viper that inflates its body when alarmed

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Smith, 1849) -- 1 * Dendroaspis polylepis (Gunther, 1864) Viperidae * Bitis arietans (Merrem, 1820) -- -- Crocodiles Crocodylidae * Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti, 1768 -- -- Note: * Species reported to be present by the local people but not recorded during this survey.
Hebraic viper, or Bitis arietans (Viperidae), belongs to one of the dozen poisonous snake families registered in Ivory Coast (Aron et al.
Bitis arietans venom was a gift of the Institute Pasteur in Adiopodoume (Ivory Coast).
Eimeria bitis Fantham, 1932 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), was found in the feces of a puff adder, Bitis arietans (Serpentes: Viperidae), from Namibia, southwest Africa.
Guide to initial dosage of antivenoms for some southern African snake species(5) species English name antivenom initial dose Bitis arietans Puff adder SAVP 50 - 100 Polyvalent ml Bitis gabonica gaboon viper SAVP 50 - 100 Polyvalent ml Dendroaspis polylepis black mamba SAVP 50 - 200 Polyvalent ml Dendroaspis angusticeps Eastern green SAVP 50 - 100 mamba Polyvalent ml Dispholidus typus boomslang SAVP 20 ml boomslang Naja annulifera Snouted SAVP 50 - 120 cobra Polyvalent ml Naja haje Egyptian SAVP 50 - 120 cobra Polyvalent ml Naja mossambica Mozambique SAVP 100 ml spitting Polyvalent cobra Naja nigricollis black-necked SAVP 50 - 100 spitting Polyvalent ml cobra Naja nivea Cape cobra SAVP 80 - 120 Polyvalent ml