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Bothriechis nigroviridis

Black Speckled Palm Pitviper

Venomous 💀💀💀 Dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 94 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • ovoviviparous ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

1100 to 2400 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothriechis nigroviridis  CENTRAL NAHUATL Nauyaca, CHORTí Yax Chan, ENGLISH Black And Green Arboreal Viper, Black Speckled Palm Pitviper, Black Spotted Palm Pitviper, Black Spotted Palm Viper, Black Spotted Pitviper, Palm Pitviper, Speckled Palm Viper, Tree Forest Pitviper, Yellow Spotted Palm Pitviper, Yellow Spotted Palm Viper, FRENCH Bothriéchide, Bothriéchide Nori Et Vert, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Palmengrubenotter, Palmenviper, Schwarzgefleckte Palmen Lanzenotter, Schwarzgelbe Palmenlanzenotter, Schwarzgrüne Lanzenotter, SPANISH Lora, Nauyaca Verdinegra, Sese, Tamagas Verde, Tamangá Verde, Toboba De Arbol, Vibora De Arbol, Víbora Verdinegra De Las Palmeras, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Yaruma ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Crotalinae

  • Pit vipers
  • IV. Genus Bothriechis

  • Palm-pitvipers
  • V. Species Bothriechis nigroviridis

  • Black speckled palm pitviper
  • VI. snakeID

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Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothriechis nigroviridis (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).