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Eirenis levantinus

Eirenis levantinus
Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Colubridae
Genus: Eirenis
Species: E. levantinus
Binomial name
Eirenis levantinus
Schmidtler, 1993

Eirenis levantinus is a species of snake in the Colubridae family. It is found in Israel, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, plantations , and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.


* Werner, Y., Tok, V., Ugurtas, I., Sevinç, M., Crochet, P-A., Sadek, R. & Hraoui-Bloquet, S. 2005. Eirenis levantinus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.

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