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Bothrops diporus

Chaco Lancehead

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 120 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

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

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops diporus  ACHUAR-SHIWIAR Makánch, AGUARUNA Bakánch, Jamunsé, AKAWAIO Saroorooimo, Scroorooimo, AMAHUACA Shánoo, Shanopán, AYMARA Kollan Catari, Palli, CALLAWALLA Ppejeto, CHAYAHUITA Tayohuan, Yamirin Tayohuan, CULINA Namacá, ENGLISH American Lancehead Pitviper, Argentine Painted Lancehead Pitviper, Chaco Lancehead, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Neotropical Pitviper, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Petite Yarara, Trigonocéphale, Vipère Fer De Lance, Vipère Maraudeuse, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Chaco Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, Neuwied's Lanzenotter, GUARANI Kyryry'o, Yarará, Yarara í, Yararaí, HUAMBISA Makanch, Muash Napi, Tsere Makanch, KAMAKAN Dká Hiä, MINICA HUITOTO Ivanica, MURUI HUITOTO Iuana, PEMON Saroorooimö, Scroorooimö, PIPIL Cuêtchhuat', Tamakas, PIRO Myamtujwe, PORTUGUESE Boca De Sapo, Bocuda, Cabeca De Capanga, Caicaca, Jararaca, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, Jararaca Do Rabo Branco, Jararaca Pintada, Jararacá Pintada Argetina, Jararacussu, Jararaquinha, Urutú, POYANáWA Iambá Chandou, SHUAR Napi Ajakratin, Napi Naari, Napi Ti Tseasrintin, SPANISH Cascabel, Crucera, Cuatro Narices, Equis, Gergon, Guayacan, Jararaca Pintada Argentina, Jergon, Mahuaquite, Mapanare, Palanca, Pina Machajuay, Rabo De Candela, Serpiente Mapanare, Tamagás, Víbora De La Cruz, Vibora De Rabo Blanco, Yara, Yarará, Yarará Chica, Yarara De Cola Blanca, Yarará Mas Pequeña, Yararaquina, Yoperojobobo Venenosa, SRANAN TONGO Morabana, TUYUCA Cáapa, Díaãña, UNCODED LANGUAGES Kiririog, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Taya, Yoperojobobo, URUBú-KAAPOR Yarak, WARAO Juba Aka, Juba Naka, Nakujuba, Tobejuba ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Crotalinae

  • Pit vipers
  • IV. Genus Bothrops

  • American lanceheads
  • V. Species Bothrops diporus

  • Chaco lancehead
  • VI. snakeID

  • 199
Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothrops diporus (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).