The viper Echis leucogaster is probably the rarest and most hard to see snake in Morocco, where this species maintains a small number of relict populations.
Gabri examines the probably rarest snakes of Morocco. Foto: © Lorena Aguilera García-Saavedra.
Our friend Gabriel Martínez del Mármol, co-founder and member of the authors team of www.moroccoherps.com has traveled to Morocco in search of this elusive snake. And he has found not one … but two!
In the latest issue of Salamandra an article is published by Böhme, W. & S. de Pury which advocates a change of genus for the false cobra, which would be renamed Rhagerhis moilensis.
A note on the generic allocation of Coluber moilensis Reuss, 1834 (Serpentes: Psammophiidae).