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Bothriechis schlegelii

Eyelash Palm Pitviper

Venomous 💀💀💀 Dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 90 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

1000 to 1500 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothriechis schlegelii  CENTRAL NAHUATL Nahuyaca, Nauyaca, CHORTí Yax Chan, COLORADO Ohuedo Piní, DUTCH Schlegels Groefkopadder, Wimpergroefkopadder, ENGLISH Common Eyelash Pitviper, Eyelash Palm Pitviper, Eyelash Viper, Green Tommygoff, Horned Fer De Lance, Horned Palm Viper, Palm Pitviper, Palm Viper, Schlegel's Lancehead Snake, Schlegel's Palm Viper, Schlegel's Pitviper, Schlegel's Tree Viper, Schlegel's Viper, Sleeping Gough, Speckled Palm Viper, Tree Forest Pitviper, FINNISH Tarttumahäntäkäärem, FRENCH Bothriéchide, Bothriéchide De Schlegel, Vipère De Schlegel, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Greifschwanz Lanzenotter, Greifschwanz Palmen Lanzenotter, Palmengrubenotter, Palmenviper, Schlegels Lanzenotter, Schlegelsche Lanzenotter, HUNGARIAN Schlegel Lándzsakígyó, MíSKITO Pyutka Carretilla, SPANISH Bocaraca, Bocaraca Comun, Cabeza De Candado, Cejuda, Colgadora, Cordoncillo, Cordonicillo Amarillo, Cornuda, Culebra De Cachitos, Dormilona, Flecha, Granadilla, Jerga, Lora, Lucerito, Manzanilla, Mapaná Colgadora, Mapana De Uña, Mapanare, Mapanare Cejuda, Mapanaré Mariposa, Mortiñera, Murde Hojas, Nauyaca Cornuda, Nauyaca De árbol, Nauyaca De Las Palmeras, Nauyaca De Pestaña, Oropel, Papagayo, Pataco De Pestaña, Pató, Patoco, Patoco De Pestaña, Patuta, Pauta, Pauta Vibora, Pestaña, Pestañosa, Pudridora, Serpiente Loro, Siete Tiros, Terciopelo De Pestana, Toboba De Pestana, Toboba Pestanas, Veinticuatro, Vibora, Víbora Azufrada, Víbora Bocaracá, Vibora Cabeza De Candado, Víbora De Las Palmeras De Schelegel, Víbora De Los Pestaña, Víbora De Pestaña, Víbora De Pestañas, Víbora De Pestañas Común, Vibora De Tierra Fria, Vibora Del Arbol, Víbora Del Diablo, Vibora Granadilla, Vibora Grano De Oro, Yema De Huevo, TUPí Birri, UNCODED LANGUAGES Chaj Bolay, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Cushuli, Dus Pyutka, Guaruma, Piri, Rash Bolay, Sura, Tiro, Waha, 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 schlegelii

  • Eyelash palm pitviper
  • VI. snakeID

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