Familia: Viperidae Subfamilia: Crotalinae Genus: Bothrops Species: Bothrops pictus. Name[edit]. Bothrops pictus (Tschudi, ). Genus: Bothrops. Species: pictus. Common Names Desert Lancehead, Roedinger’s Lancehead. Local Names Jergona, Jergon de la Costa, Macanche . Image of Bothrops pictus. Bothrops pictus Unreviewed. Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike (CC BY-SA ). Etienne Boncourt (Goodshort). Source.

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External links National Center for Biotechnology Information http: An isolated population is known from the Atlantic versant of southeastern Brazil.

A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. Therefore manage all bites as potentially major. On each flank is a series of smaller roundish blotches of the same color as the dorsal blotches. Bothrops Wagler, Rhinocerophis Garman[1]. James Orton, during his exploration of Peru in Snake Species of the World: Snout is not elevated.

Bothrops pictus Tschudi National Center for Biotechnology Information http: Most are terrestrial, though all are capable of climbing. Other common names include American lanceheads and American lance-headed vipers.

Bothrops pictus Scientific classification Kingdom: The bite wound should not be tampered with in any way. Venom Nephrotoxins Probably not present.

The following should also be noted when reading information contained within the databases on this website: The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere. Most species are nocturnal, although a few found at higher altitudes are active during the day.


Bothrops pictus – Wikipedia

Seek urgent medical attention. Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Do not use Tourniquets, cut, suck or scarify the wound or apply chemicals or electric shock.

Defensores del Morro Chorrillos Lima 9. Morphological and molecular evidence for phylogeny and classification of South American pitvipers, genera Bothrops, Bothriopsis, and Bothrocophias Serpentes: Best viewed in x resolution or higher.

Usually there are supralabials and sublabials. The strongly keeled dorsal scales are arranged in 21 to 23 rows at midbody. Zoological Series of Field Museum of Zoology 24 The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Venom Cardiotoxins Probably not present. Integrated Taxonomic Information System.

In this regard, the most important species are B. We make a reasonable attempt to verify accuracy of information listed on this site. General Systemic Effects Variable non-specific effects which may include headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, collapse or convulsions. Wiping it once with a damp cloth to remove surface venom is unlikely to do much harm or good but the wound must not be massaged.


It should not be assumed that humankind currently knows all there is to know about any species, even for common species. Taylor and Francis, printers. All rings or other jewellery on the bitten limb, especially on fingers, should be removed, as they may act as tourniquets if oedema develops. Bothrops Reptiles described in Snake stubs.

Treatment Summary This treatment advice is general for most Bothrops species. Multiple doses may be required. Renal Damage Insufficient clinical reports to know.

Bothrops pictus

Peruvian snakes from the University of Arequipa. Peru along the pacific coast, elevation up to m Type locality: After ensuring the patient and onlookers have moved out of range of further strikes by the snake, the bitten person pictsu be reassured and persuaded to lie down and remain still.

However, we cannot access every published paper of potential relevance, either because they are not bbothrops to us or are in a language we cannot translate internally.

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