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Azemiops feae

Fea's Viper

Venomous 💀💀💀 Dangerous bite ref
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Very little is known about this Azemiops snakes and their venom. There are a few reports about mild evenomations, but these snakes are still vipers. Classified as dangerous until further notice.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 100 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

600 to 2000 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Azemiops feae  DUTCH Fea Adder, ENGLISH Black Headed Burmese Viper, Fea's Viper, FRENCH Vipère De Fea, GERMAN Feaviper ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Azemiopinae

  • Primitive vipers
  • IV. Genus Azemiops

  • Fea-vipers
  • V. Species Azemiops feae

  • Fea's viper
  • VI. snakeID

  • 166
Look up complete taxonomic records of Azemiops feae (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).