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Bothrops pauloensis

Black Faced Lancehead

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

  • up to 120 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 800 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Bothrops pauloensis  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, Black Faced Lancehead, Lancehead, Lancehead Pitviper, Maxmilian's Viper, Neotropical Pitviper, São Paulo Lancehead, São Paulo Lancehead Pitviper, St. Paul Pitviper, FINNISH Keihäskäärmeet, FRENCH Trigonocéphale, Vipère Fer De Lance, GERMAN Amerikanische Lanzenotter, Gewöhnliche Lanzenotter, Lanzenotter, Lanzenschlange, Lochadder, São Paulo 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 Boca De Sapo, Bocuda, Cabeca De Capanga, Caicaca, Jararaca, Jararaca Cruzeira, Jararaca De Alcatrazes, Jararaca Do Rabo Blanco, Jararaca Do Rabo Branco, Jararaca Pintada, Jararaca Rabo De Osso, Jararacussu, Urutú, 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 Jararaca, 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 pauloensis

  • Black faced Lancehead
  • VI. snakeID

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