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Protobothrops mangshanensis

Mangshan pit viper

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous ref
Can spit venom (up to 200 cm). 💦
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  • Snake Length

  • ??? cm - 213 cm ref
  • Dentition

  • front-fanged
  • Weight

  • ??? gr - 4980 gr ref
  • D.movability

  • foldable
  • Pupil shape (closed state)

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  • Teeth/Fang Length

  • 20 mm ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

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

Subspecies & Common Names


Protobothrops mangshanensis  0 DE Mang Viper, Mangshan Habu Grubenotter, EN Chinese montane forest pit viper, Ironhead pit viper, Mang Mountain pit viper, Mangshan pit viper, Mt. Mang pit viper

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Crotalinae

  • Pit vipers
  • IV. Genus Protobothrops

  • Primary lanceheads
  • V. Species Protobothrops mangshanensis

  • Mangshan pit viper
  • VI. snakeID

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