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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesBrazilian Lancehead 
SynonymBothrops moojeni HOGE 1966
Bothrops moojeni — CEI 1993
Bothrops moojeni — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 267
Bothrops moojeni — MONZEL & WÜSTER 2008
Bothrops moojeni — FENWICK et al. 2009
Bothrops moojeni — CARRASCO et al. 2012
Bothrops moojeni — WALLACH et al. 2014: 118 
DistributionBrazil (Piaui, Parana, Sao Paulo, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Goias, Maranhao, Bahia), E Bolivia,
E Paraguay (Canindeyu etc. [HR 30: 53]), Argentina (Misiones)

Type locality: Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil.  
TypesHolotype: IBSP (= IB) 23397. 
CommentVenomous! May be conspecific with B. atrox. 
  • Almeida-Santos, Selma Maria; Verônica Alberto Barros, Claudio Augusto Rojas, Letícia Ruiz Sueiro, Roberto Harutomi Corrêa Nomura 2017. Reproductive Biology of the Brazilian Lancehead, Bothrops moojeni (Serpentes, Viperidae), from the State of São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil South American J. Herp. 12 (2): 174-181. - get paper here
  • Andrade D. V.; Abe A. S. 2000. Water collection by the body in a viperid snake, Bothrops moojeni. Amphibia-Reptilia 21 (4): 485-492 - get paper here
  • Beolens, ; Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Betzel, R.L., Bernardo, L.R. & Silva-Soares, T. 2018. Bothrops moojeni (Caicaca; Brazilian Lancehead) Diet. Herpetological Review 49 (1): 124-125. - get paper here
  • Buongermini P., Emilio;Waller, Tomas 1999. Geographic distribution. Bothrops moojeni. Herpetological Review 30 (1): 53 - get paper here
  • Cacciali, Pier; Norman J. Scott, Aida Luz Aquino Ortíz, Lee A. Fitzgerald, and Paul Smith 2016. The Reptiles of Paraguay: Literature, Distribution, and an Annotated Taxonomic Checklist SPECIAL PUBLICATION OF THE MUSEUM OF SOUTHWESTERN BIOLOGY, NUMBER 11: 1–373 - get paper here
  • Camera, Bruno Felipe, Dionei José Da Silva, Manoel Dos Santos Filho, Vitor A. Campos and Gustavo Rodrigues Canale. 2014. Bothrops moojeni (Brazilian lancehead) diet. Herpetological Review 45 (4): 705 - get paper here
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • De Moura, Mario Ribeiro, Vitor Dias Fernandes, João Victor de Andrade Lacerda, Diego José Santana, Jussara Santos Dayrell, Luiz Henrique Rocha Lima and Renato Neves Feio. 2010. Bothrops moojeni: Diet. Herpetological Review 41 (3): 362 - get paper here
  • Dutra, N.C.L.; Telles, M.P.C.; Dutra, D.L. & Silva Júnior, N.J. 2008. Genetic diversity in populations of the viper Bothrops moojeni Hoge, 1966 in Central Brazil using RAPD markers. Genetics and Molecular Research 7 (3): 603-613
  • Fabrício-Neto, Ailton; Rodrigo Samuel Bueno Gavira, and Denis Vieira Andrade 2016. Keratophagy in captive Bothrops moojeni (Serpentes: Viperidae) Phyllomedusa 15 (2): 201-202 - get paper here
  • FENWICK, ALLYSON M.; RONALD L. GUTBERLET JR, JENNAFER A. EVANS, CHRISTOPHER L. PARKINSON 2009. Morphological and molecular evidence for phylogeny and classification of South American pitvipers, genera Bothrops, Bothriopsis, and Bothrocophias (Serpentes: Viperidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156 (3): 617-640 - get paper here
  • Ferraz, D; Andrade, M S; De França, D P F & Ramalho, W P; 2019. Bothrops moojeni (Caiçaca, Brazilian Lancehead) Habitat Herpetological Review 50 (1): 150
  • Franca, F.G.R.; Daniel O. Mesquita, Cristiano C. Nogueira, and Alexandre F. B. Araújo 2008. Phylogeny and Ecology Determine Morphological Structure in a Snake Assemblage in the Central Brazilian Cerrado. Copeia 2008 (1): 23-38 - get paper here
  • Freitas, Marco Antonio de; Guarino R. Colli, Omar Machado Entiauspe-Neto, Luiz Trinchão, Daniel Araújo, Tiago de Oliveira Lima, Daniella Pereira Fagundes de França, Renato Gaiga, Pedro Dias 2016. Snakes of Cerrado localities in western Bahia, Brazil. Check List 12 (3): 1896 - get paper here
  • Hamdan, B. & R. M. Lira-da-Silva 2012. The snakes of Bahia State, northeastern Brazil: species richness, composition and biogeographical notes. Salamandra 48 (1): 31-50 - get paper here
  • Hoge, A.R. 1966. Preliminary account on Neotropical Crotalinae (Serpentes: Viperidae). Mem. Inst. Butantan 32 [1965]: 109-184 - get paper here
  • Jansen, Martin 2008. Die Lanzenottern der Gattung Bothrops in Bolivien. Draco 8 (33): 50-56 - get paper here
  • MacLean, W. P. 1968. A case of intersexuality in Bothrops moojeni Hoge. Copeia 1968 (1): 170 - get paper here
  • Madella-Auricchio, Cláudia Renata; Paulo Auricchio Enio Saraiva Soares 2017. Reptile species composition in the Middle Gurguéia and comparison with inventories in the eastern Parnaíba River Basin, State of Piauí, Brazil Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 57(28): 375-386,
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Monzel, Markus 2008. Bissunfälle durch Lanzenottern – Gifte, Epidemiologie und Schlangenbiss-Management. Draco 8 (33): 57-65 - get paper here
  • Monzel, Markus & Wolfgang Wüster 2008. Neotropische Grubenottern – Evolution, Biogeographie und Ökologie. Draco 8 (33): 4-27 - get paper here
  • Moura, Mário Ribeiro; Leandro Braga Godinho and Renato Neves Feio. 2012. Bothrops moojeni (Squamata, Viperidae) predation on Hypsiboa crepitans (Anura: Hylidae) in southeastern Brazil. Herpetology Notes 6: 247-248 - get paper here
  • Pontes, M R; Morais, D H & Da Silva, R J 2018. Bothrops moojeni (Brazilian Lancehead) Diet Herpetological Review 49 (2): 335 - get paper here
  • Pyron, R. Alexander; Catriona R. Hendry, Vincent M. Chou, Emily M. Lemmon, Alan R. Lemmon, Frank T. Burbrink 2014. Effectiveness of phylogenomic data and coalescent species-tree methods for resolving difficult nodes in the phylogeny of advanced snakes (Serpentes: Caenophidia). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 81: 221-231, DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.08.023 - get paper here
  • Ramalho, Werther Pereira; Jefferson Rocha Silva, Philip Teles Soares, Denes Ferraz, Filipe Viegas Arruda, Vitor Hugo Mendonça do Prado 2018. The anurans and squamates of a peri-urban Cerrado remnant in the State of Goiás, Central Brazil Herpetology Notes 11: 573-583 - get paper here
  • Salomão, M.G., W. Wüster, R.S. Thorpe & BBBSP 1999. MtDNA phylogeny of Neotropical pitvipers of the genus Bothrops (Squamata: Serpentes: Viperidae). Kaupia (Darmstadt) (8): 127-134
  • Santos, D.L.; S.P. Andrade; E.P. Victor-Jr.; W. Vaz-Silva 2014. Amphibians and reptiles from southeastern Goiás, Central Brazil. Check List 10 (1): 131-148 - get paper here
  • Silva, M.C. da, R.H. de Oliveira, D.H. Morais, R.A. Kawashita-Ribeiro, E.S. de Brito & R.W. Ávila 2015. Amphibians and reptiles of a Cerrado area in Primavera do Leste Municipality, Mato Grosso State, Central Brazil. Salamandra 51 (2): 187-194 - get paper here
  • Vanzolini, P. E. 1991. A biometrical note on Bothrops moojeni Hoge, 1966 (Serpentes, Viperidae). An. Acad. bras. Ci. 63 (4): 389-401 - get paper here
  • Vitt, L. J.; Caldwell, J. P.; Colli, G. R.; Garda, A. A.; Mesquita, D. O.; França, F. G. R. e Balbino, S. F. 2002. Um guia fotográfico dos répteis e anfíbios da região do Jalapão no Cerrado brasileiro. Norman, Oklahoma: Special Publications in Herpetology. San Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Werning, H. 2006. Im Land der Jacarés - das Pantanal. Terraria 1 (1): 72-82
  • Wüster, W.; Salomão, M.G.; Duckett,G.J.; R.S. Thorpe & BBBSP 1999. Mitochondrial DNA phylogeny of the Bothrops atrox species complex (Squamata: Serpentes: Viperidae). Kaupia (Darmstadt) (8): 135-144
  • Wüster, Wolfgang; Pierini, Stephen; Puorto, Giuseppe 1994. Bothrops moojeni (Brazilian lancehead). Brazil: Mato Grosso. Herpetological Review 25 (2): 76 - get paper here
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