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Bothrops neuwiedi

Neuwied's Lancehead

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

  • up to 120 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 1000 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops neuwiedi  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, False Urutu, Goiaz Lancehead Pitviper, Goiaz Pitviper, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Maximilian's Lancehead Pitviper, Maximilian's Pitviper, Maximilian's Viper, Maxmilian's Viper, Neotropical Pitviper, Neuwied's Lancehead, Neuwied's Lancehead Pitviper, Neuwied's Pitviper, Painted Jararaca, Painted Lancehead, Parana Lancehead Pitviper, Parana Pitviper, Prince Neuwied's Pitviper, Southern Neuwied's Lancehead Pitviper, Southern Neuwied's Pitviper, Wied's Lancehead, Wied's Pitviper, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Trigonocéphale, Trigonocéphale De Neuwied, Trigonocéphale Du Prince De Neuwied, Vipère Fer De Lance, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, Neuwied Lanzenotter, Neuwied's Lanzenotter, GUARANI Jarará, Jararai, Kiririóg, Kyryry'o, Kyryryo, Kyukyu ó, Urutu, Yara, Yarará, Yarará Chica, Yarara í, Yararí, HUAMBISA Makanch, Muash Napi, Tsere Makanch, KAMAKAN Dká Hiä, MINICA HUITOTO Ivanica, MURUI HUITOTO Iuana, PEMON Saroorooimö, Scroorooimö, PIPIL Cuêtchhuat', Tamakas, PIRO Myamtujwe, PORTUGUESE Boca De Sapo, Boca Desapo, Bocuda, Cabeca De Capanga, Caicaca, Cruzeirinha, Falsa Cruzeira, Jararaca, Jararacá Boca De Sapo, Jararaca Comum, Jararaca Cruzeira, Jararacá Curzeira, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, Jararaca De Rabo Branco, Jararacá De Séca, Jararaca Do Rabo Branco, Jararaca Pintada, Jararacá Pintada Paranaense, Jararaca Rabo De Osso, Jararacussu, Jararaquinha, Pintada, Rabo De Osso, Tira Peia, Urutú, POYANáWA Iambá Chandou, SHUAR Napi Ajakratin, Napi Naari, Napi Ti Tseasrintin, SPANISH Boca De Sapo, Cascabel, Crucera, Cuatro Narices, Equis, Gergon, Guayacan, Jararacá De Cola Blanca, Jergon, Mahuaquite, Mapanare, Palanca, Pina Machajuay, Punta De Lanza De Wied, Rabo De Candela, Serpiente Mapanare, Tamagás, Víbora Brava, Víbora Cola Blanca, Víbora De La Cruz, Vibora De Neuwied, Vibora De Rabo Blanco, Yarará, Yarará Chica, Yarara De Cola Blanca, Yararaquina, Yoperojobobo, Yoperojobobo Venenosa, SRANAN TONGO Morabana, TUPí Guatiara, Jararaca, TUYUCA Cáapa, Díaãña, UNCODED LANGUAGES Kiririog, Pina Machajuary, Tira Peia, Yoperojobobo, 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 neuwiedi

  • Neuwied's lancehead
  • VI. snakeID

  • 205
Look up complete taxonomic records of Bothrops neuwiedi (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).