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Azemiops kharini

White Headed Fea Viper

Venomous 💀💀💀 Dangerous bite ref
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Warning. 

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 98 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • Unknown
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

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  • Fangs

  • foldable front-fanged ref
  • Teeth/Fang Length

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Subspecies & Common Names

Azemiops kharini  ENGLISH Kharin’s Viper, White Head Burmese Viper, White Headed Burmese Viper, White Headed Fea Viper, GERMAN Kharin Viper, Weisskopf Fea Viper 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 kharini

  • White headed Fea Viper
  • VI. snakeID

  • 3367
Look up complete taxonomic records of Azemiops kharini (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).