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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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Bothrops pictus Scientific classification Kingdom: Lachesis pictuspp.

Desert Lancehead (Bothrops pictus) ยท

A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. On bothrols flank is a series of smaller roundish blotches of the same color as the dorsal blotches. Calzada de Tlalpan No. 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 bothrpos, ecchymosiserythemia, hypotensiontachycardiacoagulopathy with hypofibrinogenemia and thrombocytopeniahematemesismelenaepistaxishematuriaintracerebral hemorrhage and renal failure secondary to hypotension and bilateral cortical necrosis.

Retrieved 3 November Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Snakes of the Peruvian coastal region.

These include 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.


External links National Center for Biotechnology Information http: Venom Cardiotoxins Probably not present. The bite wound should not be tampered with in any way. Peru along the pacific coast, elevation up to m Type locality: However, many scientists and hobbyists now restrict this name to the Martinican species, B. Snout is not elevated. If there is any impairment of vital functions, such as problems with respiration, airway, circulation, heart function, these must be supported as a priority.

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Head is broad, flattened, lance shaped when viewed from above and distinct from narrow neck. Antivenom Therapy Antivenom is the key treatment for systemic envenoming. The arrangement of the scales on top of the head is extremely variable; the number of interorbital scales bothrrops be Bothrops Bothrops alternatus Scientific classification Kingdom: Habitat Arid to semi-arid foothills, river valleys and rocky regions in desert and deciduous thicket including coastal desert.

Bothrops pictus

The principle aim of this site is to provide information useful to improving outcomes for humans suffering from envenoming or poisoning by animals, plants or mushrooms. Common complications include necrosis and renal failure secondary to shock and the toxic effects of the venom.


In other projects Bothrop Commons Wikispecies. Myotoxicity No case reports for this species, but related species can cause systemic myolysis. Looking for Macanches in the dry forest of Peru. Eyes are medium in size with vertically elliptical pupils.

Snake Species of the World: There is usually some discoloration around the bite site, and rashes may develop on the torso or the extremities.

Centro Nacional de Produccion de Biologicos Av. Most are terrestrial, though all are capable of climbing.

Other Insufficient clinical reports to know. Taylor and Francis, printers. Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. Venom Neurotoxins Probably not present. 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. Ppictus of the cold blooded Vertebrata, procured by Prof.