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Re: mamushi - Gloydius (formerly Agkistrodon) blomhoffii


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Inviato da Wolfgang Wuster on Febbraio 19, 1999 at 06:23:46:

In Reply to: mamushi posted by Matt on Febbraio 18, 1999 at 01:30:35:

: Perhaps your friend means a "mamushi," which is a viper of some sort. Other than that, I dont know anything about them except I've seen a couple live specimens.

The Snake called the mamushi is a smallish Japanese pitviper with the scientific name of Gloydius blomhoffii (formerly Agkistrodon blomhoffii) This is widespread in Japan as well as Korea and eastern China.

Hope this helps.

Wolfgang


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