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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. 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: IB (= IBSP) 23397. 
CommentVenomous! May be conspecific with B. atrox. 
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  • Buongermini P., Emilio;Waller, Tomas 1999. Geographic distribution. Bothrops moojeni. Herpetological Review 30 (1): 53 - 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
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
  • 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
  • Franca, F.G.R.; Daniel O. Mesquita, Cristiano C. Nogueira, and <br />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
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. 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
  • 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
  • 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. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Werning, H. 2006. Im Land der Jacarés - das Pantanal. Terraria 1 (1): 72-82
  • Wüster, Wolfgang; Pierini, Stephen; Puorto, Giuseppe 1994. Bothrops moojeni (Brazilian lancehead). Brazil: Mato Grosso. Herpetological Review 25 (2): 76 - get paper here
  • 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
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