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Bothriechis marchi (BARBOUR & LOVERIDGE, 1929)

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesMarch's Palm Pit Viper 
SynonymBothrops nigroviridis marchi BARBOUR & LOVERIDGE 1929
Bothrops nigroviridis marchi — PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970: 52
Bothriechis marchi —CAMPBELL & LAMAR 1989: 164
Bothrops marchi
Bothriechis marchi — WELCH 1994: 29
Bothriechis marchi — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 245
Bothriechis marchi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 108 
DistributionNW Honduras; elevation (Honduras): 500-1840 m

Type locality: Quimistan, Santa Barbara, Honduras 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.
 
TypesHolotype: MCZ R27260. 
CommentVenomous! illustrated on the cover of Draco, no. 17 (2004).

Relative abundance in Honduras: rare

Habitat: forests 
References
  • Barbour,T. & LOVERIDGE,A. 1929. On some Hondurian and Guatemalan snakes with the description of a new arboreal pit viper of the genus Bothrops. Bull. Antiven. Inst. Am. 3: 1-3
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • McCranie J R 2011. The snakes of Honduras. SSAR, Salt Lake City, 725 pp.
  • McCranie, J. & Castañeda, F.E. 2005. The herpetofauna of Parque Nacional Pico Bonito, Honduras. Phyllomedusa 4 (1): 3-16 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid,R.W.; Campbell,J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Taggart, Travis W., Brian I. Crother, and Mary E. White 2001. Palm-pitviper (Bothriechis) phylogeny, mtDNA, and consilience. Cladistics 17: 355-370 - get paper here
  • Townsend, J. H., L. D. Wilson, M. Medina-Flores, E. Aguilar-Urbina, B. K. Atkinson et al. 2012. A premontane hotspot for herpetological endemism on the windward side of Refugio de Vida Silvestre Texíguat, Honduras. Salamandra 48 (2): 92-114 - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Wilson L D; McCranie J R 1992. Bothriechis marchi. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 544: 1-2 - get paper here
  • Wilson, L.D. & McCranie, J.R. 2003. The conservation status of the herpetofauna of Honduras. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 3 (1): 6-33 - get paper here
  • Wilson, L.D. & McCranie, J.R. 2003. The herpetofauna of the cloud forests of Honduras. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 3 (1): 34-48 - get paper here
 
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