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Bothriechis rowleyi (BOGERT, 1968)

IUCN Red List - Bothriechis rowleyi - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesRowley's Palm Pit Viper 
SynonymBothrops rowleyi BOGERT 1968
Bothriechis rowleyi — CAMPBELL & LAMAR 1989: 167
Bothrops nigroviridis macdougalli — SMITH & MOLL 1969
Bothriechis rowleyi — LINER 1994
Bothriechis rowleyi — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 246
Bothriechis rowleyi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 108 
DistributionMexico (SE Oaxaca, NW Chiapas)

macdougalli: NE Oaxaca; Type locality: Mexico: Sierra Madre, 5-10 km E La Gloria, District of Juchitan, Oaxaca; T. McDougall; June 11, 1950. 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: AMNH 100669
Holotype: UIMNH 27845 [macdougalli] 
CommentVenomous! Not listed in PETERS & OREJAS-MIRANDA 1970 or 1986.

Habitat: forests 
References
  • Bogert,C.M. 1968. A new arboreal pit viper of the genus Bothrops from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, México. American Museum Novitates 2341: 1-14 - get paper here
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • Casas-Andreu, G., F.R. Méndez-De la Cruz and X. Aguilar-Miguel. 2004. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp. 375–390, in A.J.M. García-Mendoza, J. Ordoñez and M. Briones-Salas (ed.). Biodiversidad de Oaxaca. Instituto de Biología, UNAM-Fondo Oaxaqueño para la Conservación de la Naturaleza-World Wildlife Fund, México, D. F.
  • Gutberlet Jr., Ronald L. 1995. A New Locality for Rowley's Palm Pitviper, Bothriechis rowleyi (Serpentes: Viperidae), a Mexican Relict. Southwestern Naturalist 40 (1): 124 - get paper here
  • Gutberlet, Ronald L., Jr 1995. A new locality for Rowley's palm pitviper, Bothriechis rowleyi (Serpentes: Viperidae), a Mexican relict. Southwestern Naturalist 40 (1): 124-125 - get paper here
  • Laita, Mark 2013. Serpentine. Abrams and PQ Blackwell, Auckland, New Zealand, 200 unnumbered pages
  • McDiarmid,R.W.; Campbell,J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Smith, Hobart M.;Moll, Edward O. 1969. A taxonomic rearrangement of the pit vipers of the Bothrops nigroviridis complex of southern Mexico. Journal of Herpetology 3 (3-4): 151-155 - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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.
 
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