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Atropoides picadoi

Picado's Jumping Pitviper

Venomous 💀💀💀 Dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 120.2 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 1600 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Atropoides picadoi  ENGLISH Chinese Mountain Pitviper, Jumping Pitviper, Jumping Viper, Picado's Jumping Pitviper, Picado's Mano De Piedra, Picado's Pitviper, FRENCH Trigonoc├ęphale Sauteur, Trigonoc├ęphale Sauteur De Picado, GERMAN Picados Springlanzenotter, SPANISH Mano De Metate, Mano De Piedra, Mano De Piedra Costarricense, Mano De Piedra De Picado, Pataco, Timbo, UNCODED LANGUAGES Patoca, Timbo ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Crotalinae

  • Pit vipers
  • IV. Genus Atropoides

  • Jumping Pitvipers
  • V. Species Atropoides picadoi

  • Picado's jumping pitviper
  • VI. snakeID

  • 176
Look up complete taxonomic records of Atropoides picadoi (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).