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Bothrops lanceolatus

Martinique Lancehead

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

  • up to 298 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

0 to 1300 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops lanceolatus  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, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Martinican Pitviper, Martinique Fer De Lance, Martinique Lancehead, Martinique Lancehead Pitviper, Martinique Viper, Neotropical Pitviper, Yellow Martinico Snake, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Bèt Long Ou Kravat En Créole, Fer De Lance, Fer De Lance De La Martinique, Megaera, Serpent, Serpent Croissant, Serpent Jaune, Serpent Rouge, Trigonocéhale Fer De Lance, Trigonocéphale, Vipère, Vipère Fer De Lance, Vipere Jaune, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, Martinique Lanzenotter, GUARANI 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, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, POYANáWA Iambá Chandou, SHUAR Napi Ajakratin, Napi Naari, Napi Ti Tseasrintin, SPANISH Cascabel, Cuatro Narices, Equis, Gergon, Guayacan, Hierro De Lanza, Jergon, Macagua, Mahuaquite, Mapanare, Palanca, Punta De Lanza, Rabo De Candela, Serpiente Mapanare, Tamagás, Yoperojobobo Venenosa, SRANAN TONGO Morabana, 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 lanceolatus

  • Martinique lancehead
  • VI. snakeID

  • 218
Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothrops lanceolatus (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).