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Bothrops moojeni

Brazilian Lancehead

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

  • up to 230 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 1500 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops moojeni  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, Brazilian Lancehead Pitviper, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Moojen's Pitviper, Neotropical Pitviper, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Trigonocéphale, Trigonocéphale De Moojen, Vipère Fer De Lance, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Brasilianische Lanzenotter, Brasilianischer Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, 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 Cabeca De Capanga, Caicaca, Caiçaca Do Sul, Caissaca, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, 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 Caicaca, Caissaca, Jararaca, Jararacuçu, TUYUCA Cáapa, Díaãña, UNCODED LANGUAGES Caiçaca, Caiçara, Jacuruçu, Jararação, 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 moojeni

  • Brazilian lancehead
  • VI. snakeID

  • 223
Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothrops moojeni (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).