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viperid

 [vi´per-id]
1. viperine (def. 1).
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Factors that influence venom expenditure in viperids and other snake species during predatory and defensive contexts.
Lomonte, "Synergism between basic Asp49 and Lys49 phospholipase [A.sub.2] myotoxins of viperid snake venom in vitro and in vivo," PLoS ONE, vol.
is a mystery, but it is possible that nocturnal predation on this species in pitfall traps by large colubrids or viperids, or perhaps other mammals explains the low numbers of this cricetid mouse.
The first volume presents venomous lizards and elapid and viperid snakes.
Several aspects of viperid predatory behavior involve a high rate of tongue flicking (RTF), such as trailing of envenomed prey and discrimination of envenomed (E) prey from nonenvenomed (NE) prey (Bauman, 1927, 1928; Dullemeijer, 1961).
Surgical technique for isolation of the main venom gland of viperid, crotalid and elapid snakes.
The Namaqua dwarf adder is a small (mean adult total length 214 mm; mean adult mass 14 g) viperid snake that occurs along the west coast of southern Africa (Fig.1).
melanoleucus) and the viperid snake, Agkistrodon piscivorus (Johnson et al.