Product ID L1124
Name Macrovipera deserti 
Common Name(s) Blunt-nosed Desert Viper , Desert Viper
Origin Libya, Tunisia
Purity >99%
Form Lyophilized powder
Packaging In vacuum sealed glass vials, in secured parcel.
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Macrovipera deserti
Taxonomic Classification
  • Class : Reptilia
  • Order : Squamata
  • Suborder : Serpentes
  • Family : Viperidae
  • Subfamily :  Viperinae
  • Genus :  Macrovipera

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