Macrovipera lebetina transmediterranea
- Common names: (none).
is a venomous viper subspecies
found only in Algeria
This subspecies is not known to exceed 1 m in length. It is further distinguished by having only 25 midbody dorsal scale
rows, a lower ventral scale
count of 150-164 scales and more fragmented head scales. The color pattern is light gray with 34-41 transverse bars that are each 2-3 scales wide.
: restricted to the coastal mountains of Algeria
. One of the few specific localities where they are know to occur is Djebel Murdjaro near Oran
in western Algeria. This subspecies may be sympatric with M. deserti
and/or M. mauritanica