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Bothriechis lateralis PETERS, 1862

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Coffee Palm Viper
G: Palmenlanzenotter 
SynonymBothriechis lateralis PETERS 1862
Lachesis lateralis — BOULENGER 1896
Bothriechis lateralis — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 48
Bothrops lateralis - VILLA et al. 1988
Bothriechis lateralis — WELCH 1994: 29
Bothriechis lateralis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 245
Bothriechis lateralis — SAVAGE 2002
Bothriechis lateralis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 108 
DistributionNicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama

Type locality: Veragua and Volcán Barba, Costa Rica. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 2979 (2 specimens), ZMB 2980 and ZMB 2981, according to Bauer, et al. 1995 
CommentVenomous! See color plates 84-85 in VILLA et al. 1988.

Habitat: forests 
References
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • Hohmeister, A. 1994. Haltung und Nachzucht der Grüngelben Palmen-Lanzenotter Bothriechis lateralis (Peters, 1863). Herpetofauna 16 (88): 13-16 - get paper here
  • Kaye, D. 1987. Paradise preserved. From cloud forest to ram forest in Costa Rica. Connoisseur 217 (908): 132-138.
  • McDiarmid,R.W.; Campbell,J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Parkinson,C.L. 1999. Molecular systematics and biogeographical history of pitvipers as determined by mitochondrial ribosomal DNA sequences. Copeia 1999 (3): 576-586 - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1862. Über die craniologischen Verschiedenheiten der Grubenottern (Trigonocephali) und über eine neue Art der Gattung Bothriechis. Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1862 (December): 670-674 - get paper here
  • Porras, L.W. & Solórzano, A. 2006. Costa Rica’s venomous snakes. Reptilia (GB) (48): 11-17 - get paper here
  • Porras, L.W. & Solórzano, A. 2006. Die Schlangen Costa Ricas. Reptilia (Münster) 11 (61): 20-27 - get paper here
  • Savage, J.M. 2002. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Costa Rica: A Herpetofauna Between Two Continents, Between Two Seas. University of Chicago Press, 934 pp. [review in Copeia 2003 (1): 205]
  • Townsend, Josiah; Melissa Medina-Flores, Larry Wilson, Robert Jadin, James Austin 2013. A relict lineage and new species of green palm-pitviper (Squamata, Viperidae, Bothriechis) from the Chortís Highlands of Mesoamerica. ZooKeys 298 (2013): 77-105 - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Wirth, Michael 2011. Lohnende Reiseziele für Amphibien- und Reptilienfreunde in Costa Rica. Draco 12 (45): 22-39 - get paper here
 
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