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Name Echis carinatus sochureki 
Common Name(s) Saw-scaled Viper
Origin Pakistan
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Echis carinatus sochureki
Taxonomic Classification
  • Class : Reptilia
  • Order : Squamata
  • Suborder : Serpentes
  • Family : Viperidae
  • Subfamily :  Viperinae
  • Genus :  Echis

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