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Definition of Cerastes

Cerastes
Cerastes Ce*ras"tes, n. [L., a horned serpent, fr. Gr. ? horned, fr. ? horn.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of poisonous African serpents, with a horny scale over each eye; the horned viper.

Meaning of Cerastes from wikipedia

- Cerastes cerastes, commonly known as the Saharan horned viper or the horned desert viper, is a venomous species of viper native to the deserts of northern...
- approaches the cerastes, the cerastes promptly kills it. The legend is most likely derived from the habits of the horned viper, whose genus, Cerastes, is named...
- genus include horned vipers, North African desert vipers, and cerastes vipers. Cerastes are small snakes, averaging less than 50 cm (20 in) in total length...
- Philadelphia 7: 91-97. Crotalus cerastes at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 3 August 2007. Crotalus cerastes cerastes at California Reptiles and...
- zoogeography of Cerastes (Ophidia: Viperidae) in the Levant: 1. Distinguishing Arabian from AfricanCerastes cerastes” ". The Snake 23: 90-100. Cerastes gasperettii...
- and predation success of the sand viper (Cerastes vipera). Canadian Journal of Zoology 87: 520-528. PDF Cerastes vipera at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database...
- 2004). "Life-threatening envenoming by the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) causing micro-angiopathic haemolysis, coagulopathy and acute renal...
- 1803 Clotho nasicornis — Gray, 1842 Arastes nasicornis — Hallowell, 1845 Cerastes nasicornis — Hallowell, 1847 Vipera Hexacera A.M.C. Duméril, Bibron & A...
- Angola Cerastes cerastes or Saharan horned viper, a venomous pit viper found in northern Africa and parts of the Middle East Crotalus cerastes or sidewinder...
- 1831 Cerastes cornuta — Gray, 1842 Vipera (Echidna) atropoides A. Smith, 1846 Vipera atropoides — A. Smith, 1846 Clotho cornuta — Gray, 1849 Cerastes lophophrys...
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