Daboia

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Related to Daboia russelii: Russell's viper, Russell Viper

Da`boi´a


n.1.(Zool.) A large and highly venomous Asiatic viper (Daboia xanthica).
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Russell's chain viper, Daboia russelii (Shaw and Nodder, 1797).
The present study principally comprises the phylogenetic comparison of the three medically important vipers (Echis carinatus sochureki, Daboia russelii russelii and Eristicophis macmahoni) based on their molecular studies.
18,20 The single most significant factor for anti snake venom producers is that venom sources for development are not readily available, with only Daboia russelii pulchella and Naja naja available for Sri Lanka.
Some of the amphibian and reptile species that are found sympatrically with Dendrelaphis tristis in the Margalla Hills National Park include Duttaphrynus stomaticus, Duttaphrynus melanostictus, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus, Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis, Calotes versicolor farooqi, Laudakia agrorensis, Hemidactylus flaviviridis, Hemidactylus brookii, Cyrtopodion scabrum, Eutropis dissimilis, Typhlops porrectus, Boiga trigonata, Psammophis schokari, Ptyas mucosus, Spalerosophis atriceps, Xenochrophis piscator, Bungarus caeruleus, Naja naja, Naja oxiana, Echis carinatus sochureki, and Daboia russelii.
After the construction of reservoir, a vast area of rangelands has been inundated, eliminating scrub and thorny vegetations, thereby affecting Indian civet, Bengal fox, Little Indian field mouse, Black francolin, Cyrtopodion scabrum (common tuberculate ground gecko), Psammophis condanarus (Indo -Burmese sand snake) and Daboia russelii (Russel's chain viper).