Fact sheet: Mangshan pit viper (Protobothrops mangshanensis)

☠☠☠ Venomous - dangerous bite ☠☠☠

💦 Snake can spit venom for defense (up to 200 cm). 💦

Snake Length ??? cm - 213 cm ref Weight ??? gr - 4980 gr ref Pupil shape (closed state)
Dentition type front-fanged Teeth/Fang type foldable (hollow) Teeth/Fang Length 20 mm ref

Arkive species - Mangshan pit viper (Protobothrops mangshanensis) Arkive image - Close up of a Mangshan pit viper Arkive image - Captive Mangshan pit viper Arkive image - Captive Mangshan pit viper Arkive image - Captive Mangshan pit viper, close up 

Horizontal and vertical Distribution

Vertical distribution 700 to 1300 meter above sea level (a.s.l.)
Protobothrops mangshanensis (non-specific)

Taxonomy, Subspecies and Common names

I. Superfamily Colubrids, elapids and vipers
Colubroidea
II. Family Vipers and pit vipers
Viperidae
III. SubFamily Pit vipers
Crotalinae
IV. Genus Primary lanceheads
Protobothrops
V. Species
Protobothrops mangshanensis
snakeID 315
Protobothrops mangshanensis (non-specific) 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