Animal in Armenia
Անդրկովկասյան սահնօձ (“Andrkovkasyan sahnots”)
Threatened species. Included in the Red Book of the former Soviet Union.
Habitat in Armenia
Number in the wild
The overall number is undetermined.
Reasons for decrease in number
Use of the territories for agricultural purposes. Catch of the snakes.
Number in captivity
Measures of protection taken
Preserved at Khosrov Nature Reserve.
Tadevosyan's Herpetological Resorces at http://www.herp-am.narod.ru/Species/zh.htm