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Bothrops fonsecai

Fonseca's Lancehead

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

  • up to 150 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops fonsecai  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, Fonseca's Lancehead, Fonseca's Lancehead Pitviper, Fonseca's Pit Viper, Fonseca's Pitviper, Fonseca’s Lancehead, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Neotropical Pitviper, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Trigonocéphale, Trigonocéphale De Fonseca, Vipère Fer De Lance, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Fonseca Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, GUARANI Cotiara, Urutu, Yarará, HUAMBISA Makanch, Muash Napi, Tsere Makanch, KAMAKAN Dká Hiä, MINICA HUITOTO Ivanica, MURUI HUITOTO Iuana, PEMON Saroorooimö, Scroorooimö, PIPIL Cuêtchhuat', Tamakas, PIRO Myamtujwe, PORTUGUESE Caicaca, Cotiara, Cotiara Estrela, Jararaca, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, Urutú, Urutu Dourado, POYANáWA Iambá Chandou, SHUAR Napi Ajakratin, Napi Naari, Napi Ti Tseasrintin, SPANISH Cascabel, Cuatro Narices, Equis, Gergon, Guayacan, Jergon, Mahuaquite, Mapanare, Palanca, Rabo De Candela, Serpiente Mapanare, Tamagás, Yoperojobobo Venenosa, SRANAN TONGO Morabana, TUPí Jararaca, TUYUCA Cáapa, Díaãña, 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 fonsecai

  • Fonseca's lancehead
  • VI. snakeID

  • 325
Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothrops fonsecai (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).