You selected Causus rhombeatus PAPENFUSS 1969. This is a synonym for:

Accepted scientific name:
Causus maculatus HALLOWELL 1842 (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Causus maculatus HALLOWELL 1842
Causus rhombeatus PAPENFUSS 1969 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Causus rhombeatus PAPENFUSS 1969
Distichurus maculatus HALLOWELL 1842 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Distichurus maculatus HALLOWELL 1842
Common names:
Common name Language Country
Spotted Night Adder, West-African Night Adder - -
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Viperidae
Genus Causus
Distribution: Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, W Ethiopia, Uganda, S Sudan, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire; except in the east), Congo, Ghana, Togo, Benin Nigeria
Additional data: Venomous! Second most common cause for snake-bite mortality in Senegal (Trape et al. 2001)
Source database: TIGR Reptiles, Oct 2007
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: Uetz P.,
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