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  • Gabriele Achille
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Abstract

Different species of snakes on the Italian territory are presented. Biology, behavior, habitat, and corology are presented for each species. We can identify the biological cycle, the number of offspring, and the sizes that each species can reach. The information is presented along with illustrative images and a map of the distribution of the snakes.

Keywords

Italian snakes Snake of South Europe Snake distribution Coronella Elaphe Hemorrois Hierophis Macroprotodon Malpolon Natrix Telescopus Zamenis Vipera 

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  1. 1.Department of Ecology and BotanyUniversity of CamerinoCamerinoItaly

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