Do NOT try to catch these snakes by grabbing them behind the head. They can and will bite while being held at the neck. The potency of their venom is discussed controversely. Lethal bite accidents (circulatory failure, respiratory arrest) are well documented.
Atractaspis microlepidota ENGLISH
Black Stiletto Snake, Mole Viper, Small Scaled Burrowing Asp, Small Scaled Stiletto Snake, GERMAN
Arabische Erdviper, Oasen Erdviper, UNCODED LANGUAGES