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Bothrops jararaca

Jararaca

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

  • up to 240 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 1000 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops jararaca  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, Brazilian Lancehead Pitviper, Jararaca Pitviper, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Neotropical Pitviper, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Trigonocéphale, Trigonocéphale à Points Blancs, Trigonocéphale à Ventre Chiqué, Trigonocéphale Bandé, Trigonocéphale Jararaca, Vipère Fer De Lance, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Jararaca Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, GUARANI Jarará, ñacandina, Yarará, Yararaca, 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, Caissaca, Cola Branca, Jararaca, Jararaca Comum, Jararacá Da Mata, Jararacá Da Mato Virgem, Jararaca Da Matta Virgem, Jararacá Da Serra, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, Jararaca De Rabo Branco, Jararaca Do Campo, Jararaca Do Cerrado, Jararacá Do Domideira, Jararaca Do Mato, Jararacá Do Prejuiçosa, Jararaca Do Rabo Branco, Jararaca Dominhoca, Jararaca Dormideira, Jararacá Pregicosa, Jararaca Preguicosa, Jararaca Verdadeira, Jararacá Verdadiera, Malha De Sapo, POYANáWA Iambá Chandou, SHUAR Napi Ajakratin, Napi Naari, Napi Ti Tseasrintin, SPANISH Cascabel, Cola Branca, Cuatro Narices, Equis, Gergon, Guayacan, Jergon, Mahuaquite, Mapanare, Palanca, Rabo De Candela, Serpiente Mapanare, Tamagás, Yarará, Yararaca, Yararaca Perezosa, Yoperojobobo Venenosa, SRANAN TONGO Morabana, TUPí Caissaca, Duarara Guzu, Jaracá, Jararaca, Jararacuçu, 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 jararaca

  • Jararaca
  • VI. snakeID

  • 202
Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothrops jararaca (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).