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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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Most are terrestrial, though all are capable of climbing. Venom Nephrotoxins Probably not present. Other Insufficient clinical reports to know.

Snake Species of the World: Treatment Summary This treatment advice is general for most Bothrops species. Bothrops pictus Scientific classification Kingdom: Most species are nocturnal, although a bbothrops found at higher altitudes are active during the day.

Dangerousness Unknown, but potentially lethal envenoming, though unlikely, cannot be excluded. A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species.

T Type species [1]. It should not be assumed bothros humankind currently knows all there is to know about any species, even for common species. Amazon region of South America: 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 necrosis.


The following should also be noted when reading information contained within the databases on this website: Zoological Series of Field Museum of Zoology 24 In general, death results from hypotension secondary to blood lossrenal failure, and intracranial hemorrhage. This species, unlike most Bothrops, preys primarily on birds, due to the absence of native mammal species on Queimada Grande. Renal Damage Insufficient clinical reports to know.

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Bothrops pictus – Wikipedia

If there will be considerable delay before reaching medical aid, measured in several hours to days, then give clear fluids by mouth to prevent dehydration. Peru along the pacific coast, elevation up to m Type locality: Integrated Taxonomic Information System.

Bothrops Reptiles described in Snake nothrops. The Evolution of the Rattlesnake Rattle. Neurotoxic Paralysis Does not occur, based on current clinical evidence.

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WilliamsJeff Boundy Venom Anticoagulants Probably not present. Copyright ToxinologyWCH.

Bothrops pictus

Local Effects Insufficient clinical reports to know, but possibly picfus local effects; pain, severe swelling, bruising, blistering, necrosis. We make a reasonable attempt to verify accuracy of information listed on this site. Other common names include American lanceheads and American lance-headed vipers. These blthrops local cauterization, incision, excision, amputation, suction by mouth, vacuum pump or syringe, combined incision and suction “venom-ex” apparatusinjection or instillation of compounds such as potassium permanganate, phenol carbolic soap and trypsin, application of electric shocks or ice cryotherapyuse of traditional herbal, folk and other remedies including the ingestion of emetic plant products and parts of the snake, multiple incisions, tattooing and so on.


Bothrops – Wikipedia

Small Approx 20k picyus. LuciaLesser Antillesapparently restricted to the low elevation periphery of all but the southern third and extreme northern tip of the island. The arrangement of the scales on top of the head is extremely variable; the number of interorbital scales may be No attempt should be made to pursue the snake into the undergrowth as this will risk further bites.