Puff adder

Description
Part of a collection of African specimens including bird eggs and reptiles (mostly snakes) donated by Captain CRS Pitman of London in 1959. This half grown snake was collected at Newala by CJP Ionides on 01 January 1959. Original label bears the number R3656.
Accession Loan No.
51/1959/33
Collection Class
Reptiles
Common Name
puff adder
Simple Name
reptile: preserved in spirit
Full Name
VIPERIDAE: Bitis arietans (Merrem): puff adder
Period Classification
Modern (1945-); Modern (1900-)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Pitman, Captain Charles Robert Senhouse (from the collection of): Ionides, Mr Constantine J P
Collection Town
Newala
Collection Country
Tanzania
Collection Area Region
East Africa
Collection Continent
Africa
Phylum
CHORDATA: Vertebrata
Family
VIPERIDAE
Genus
Bitis
Species
arietans

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