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rhinoceros viper

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  • rhinoceros viper — ▪ snake also called  river jack   brightly coloured venomous snake of the family Viperidae that inhabits rainforests (rainforest) and swamps (swamp) of West and Central Africa. It prefers wet or damp environments and can even be found on… …   Universalium

  • rhinoceros viper — noun : a heavy bodied brightly colored West African viper (Bitis nasicornis) with a pair of hornlike outgrowths on the snout called also river jack * * * rhinoceros viper, a brilliantly colored viper of the rain forests of central Africa, having… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rhinoceros viper — Bitis nasicornis, a venomous, brightly colored, viperine snake found in tropical Africa, characterized by the presence of a pair of hornlike growths on its snout …   Medical dictionary

  • viper — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. adder, snake, serpent; traitor, turncoat, Judas [Iscariot], Iago, double dealer, rat (sl.); viperess. See animal, improbity. II (Roget s IV) n. Types of vipers include: adder, asp, cobra, rhinoceros… …   English dictionary for students

  • Nose-horned viper — may refer to: Vipera ammodytes, a.k.a. the sand viper, a venomous species found in southern Europe through to the Balkans and parts of the Middle East. Bitis nasicornis, a.k.a. the rhinoceros viper, a venomous species found in the forests of West …   Wikipedia

  • Bitis gabonica rhinoceros — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • List of viperine species and subspecies — Taxobox name = Viperinae image caption = Asp viper, Vipera aspis regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Serpentes familia = Viperidae subfamilia = Viperinae subfamilia authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bitis nasicornis — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3 …   Wikipedia

  • List of snakes by common name — This is a list of extant snakes, given by their common names. Note that the snakes are grouped by name, and in some cases the grouping may have no scientific basis. A *Adder **Berg adder **Common adder **Deaf adder **Death adder **Desert death… …   Wikipedia

  • Bitis parviocula — Taxobox name = Bitis parviocula regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Serpentes familia = Viperidae subfamilia = Viperinae genus = Bitis species = B. parviocula binomial = Bitis… …   Wikipedia

  • Bitis — ▪ snake genus       snake genus belonging to the venomous viper family Viperidae, including the puff adders (e.g., Bitis arietans; see adder), the Gaboon viper (q.v.; B. gabonica), and the rhinoceros viper (q.v.; B. nasicornis). There are a dozen …   Universalium

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