family Viperidae


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Noun1.family Viperidae - Old World vipersfamily Viperidae - Old World vipers      
reptile family - a family of reptiles
viper - venomous Old World snakes characterized by hollow venom-conducting fangs in the upper jaw
genus Vipera, Vipera - type genus of the Viperidae
Bitis, genus Bitis - a genus of Viperidae
Aspis, genus Aspis, genus Cerastes - horned vipers
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The 5 snakes all belong to the family Viperidae, subfamily Crotalinae.
and Evelyn Ernst, who taught high school chemistry and biology, offer the second volume in their set on venomous reptiles of North America, focusing on 21 rattlesnake species of the genus Crotalus of the family Viperidae found in the US, Canada, and northern Mexico, for readers interested in venom, snakes, and herpetology.

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