Familia: Viperidae Subfamilia: Crotalinae Genus: Bothrops Species: Bothrops pictus. Name. 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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Viperidae from South America.
The strongly keeled dorsal scales are arranged in 21 to 23 rows at midbody. The following should also be noted when reading information contained within the databases on this website: The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Thus, older writings, as well as popular and sometimes scientific writings including the American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, and New Shorter Pictuw dictionariesstill often call them fer-de-lance French”iron of the lance”.
Northern Brazil in the coastal lowlands of the Amazon Delta.
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The principle aim of this site is to provide information useful to boturops outcomes for humans suffering from envenoming or poisoning by animals, plants or mushrooms. National Center for Biotechnology Information http: The snakebite victim should be transported as quickly and as passively as possible to the nearest place where they can be seen by a medically-trained person health station, dispensary, clinic or hospital.
Habits Terrestrial and mainly a nocturnal snake. We make a reasonable attempt to verify accuracy of information listed on this site.
Centro Nacional de Produccion de Biologicos Av. Multiple doses may be required.
Seek urgent medical attention. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 3: Snout is not elevated. Venom Neurotoxins Probably not present. On each flank is a series of smaller roundish blotches of the same color as the dorsal blotches. Taylor and Francis, printers.
Local Effects Bothrrops clinical reports to know, but possibly marked local effects; pain, severe swelling, bruising, blistering, necrosis.
Peru along the pacific coast, elevation up to m Type locality: James Orton, during his exploration of Peru in Small Approx 20k version. Typical symptoms of bothropic envenomation include immediate burning pain, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, sweating, headache, massive swelling of the bitten extremity, hemorrhagic blebslocal necrosisbleeding from the nose and gums, ecchymosiserythemia, hypotensiontachycardiacoagulopathy with hypofibrinogenemia and thrombocytopeniahematemesismelenaepistaxishematuriaintracerebral hemorrhage and renal failure secondary to hypotension and bilateral cortical vothrops.
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca and London. The basis for reassurance is the fact that many venomous bites do not result in envenoming, the relatively slow progression to severe envenoming hours following elapid bites, days following viper bites and the effectiveness of modern medical treatment.
Treatment Summary This treatment advice is general for most Bothrops species. The Evolution of the Rattlesnake Rattle. Venom Anticoagulants Probably not present.
Other common names include American lanceheads and American lance-headed vipers.