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Issue Information: Vol. 12, No. 2,(2016)

Article Title: Annotated checklist of semi- venomous and venomous snakes of Iraq



DOI: 10.22067/ijab.v12i2.49062

Abstract
This study includes a check-list of semi-venomous and venomous snakes in Iraq along with their distribution and classification. Collectively, from the family Clubridae, three genera, and seven species of semi-venomous snakes and from the families Viperidae four genera and six species, Elapidae one genus and two species, Hydrophiinae five genera, and eight species of venomous snakes are distributed in different geographic regions of Iraq.

key words:   Checklist; Snakes; Semi-venomous; venomous; Distribution; Iraq


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Reception Date: 12/08/2015 , Accept date: 03/05/2016 , Published Date: 03/05/2016

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