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Bothrops jararacussu

Jararacussu

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

  • up to 220 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 28 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 700 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops jararacussu  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, Big Jararacussu, Jararacusu, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Neotropical Pitviper, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Trigonocéphale, Trigonocéphale Jararacussu, Vipère Fer De Lance, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Jararacussu Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, GUARANI Jaracuçu, Jararacussú, Kiririóg Saiyú, ñacandina, Surucuçu Apeté, Surucuçu Tapete, Urutu, Yarará, Yarará Cussú, Yarará Guasú, Yararácussú, HUAMBISA Makanch, Muash Napi, Tsere Makanch, KAMAKAN Dká Hiä, MINICA HUITOTO Ivanica, MURUI HUITOTO Iuana, PEMON Saroorooimö, Scroorooimö, PIPIL Cuêtchhuat', Tamakas, PIRO Myamtujwe, PORTUGUESE Amarelo, Cabeca De Sapo, Caicaca, Cobra Tapete, Estrela, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, Jararacuçu, Jararacuçu Cabeça De Patrona, Jararacuçu Cabeça De Sapo, Jararacucu Malha De Sapo, Jararacucu Tapete, Jararacucu Verdadeiro, Jararacussu, Jararacussú Cabeça De Patrona, Jararacussú Cabeça De Sapo, Jararacussú Tapete, Jararacussú Verdadeiro, Jararcucu Malha De Sapo, Malha De Sapo, Patrona, Preto, Surucuçu Cabeça De Sapo, Surucucu Dourado, Surucucu Tapete, Urutu Amarelo, Urutu Cruzeiro, Urutu Dourado, Urutu Estrela, Urutu Preto, Yarará Dorada, POYANáWA Iambá Chandou, SHUAR Napi Ajakratin, Napi Naari, Napi Ti Tseasrintin, SPANISH Cascabel, Cuatro Narices, Culebra Tapete, Equis, Gergon, Guayacan, Jergon, Kiririog Saiyu, Mahuaquite, Mapanare, Palanca, Rabo De Candela, Serpiente Mapanare, Surucucu Apete, Tamagás, Yarara Dorada, Yarara Guasu, Yope Pintada, Yoperojobobo Pintada, Yoperojobobo Venenosa, SRANAN TONGO Morabana, TUPí Jararacuçu, TUYUCA Cáapa, Díaãña, UNCODED LANGUAGES Yarara Cussu, 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 jararacussu

  • Jararacussu
  • VI. snakeID

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