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Porthidium nasutum (BOCOURT, 1868)

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Hognosed Pit Viper
G: Nasenlanzenotter, Regenwald-Stülpnasenotter
S: Víbora de hoja nasal 
SynonymBothrops nasutus BOCOURT 1868
Bothriechis probiscideus - COPE 1876
Bothriopsis brachystoma — COPE 1885: 183
Lachesis brachystoma BOULENGER 1896
Trimeresurus brachystoma BOCOURT 1909
Bothrops brachystoma — AMARAL 1927
Bothrops nasuta — AMARAL 1929: 26
Trimeresurus nasutus - POPE 1955
Bothrops nasuta — WILSON & MCCRANIE 1984
Bothrops nasuta - VILLA et al. 1988
Porthidium nasutum — CAMPBELL & LAMAR 1989: 321
Porthidium nasutum — LINER 1994
Porthidium nasutum — WELCH 1994: 101
Porthidium nasutum — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 322
Porthidium nasutum — SAVAGE 2002 
DistributionMexico (Vera Cruz, Yucatan), Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador; elevation 0-200 m

Type locality: Panzos, on banks of Rio Polochic, Guatemala. 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: MNHN 1592 (PETERS 1960 stated that the type is unknown) 
CommentVenomous!

Synonymy partly after VILLA et al. 1988, who present also some color plates (86-87).

Habitat: terrestrial

Reproduction: viviparous. 
References
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  • Bocourt,M.F. 1868. Descriptions de quelques crotaliens nouveaux appartenant au genre Bothrops, recueillis dans le Guatémala. Ann. Sci. Nat., Paris, Ser. 5, (Zool.) 10: 201-202 - get paper here
  • Campbell, J.A. & Lamar, W.W. 1989. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Comstock Publishing/Cornell University Press, Ithaca
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  • Castro, F.; Ayerbe, S.; Calderón, J.J. & Cepeda, B. 2005. Nuevo registro para Colombia de Bothrocophias campbelli y notas sobre B. colombianus y B. myersi (Serpentes:Viperidae). Novedades Colombianas 8(1):57-64 - get paper here
  • Castro-Herrera, F. & Vargas-Salinas, F. 2008. Anfibios y reptiles en el departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Biota Colombiana 9 (2): 251 - 277 - get paper here
  • Cisneros-Heredia, D.F. & Yánez-Muñoz, M. 2006. Reptilia, Viperidae, Crotalinae, Porthidium nasutum: distribution extension and remarks on its range and records. [Ecuador]. Check List 1 (1): 16-17 - get paper here
  • Cope, E.D. 1885. Twelfth contribution to the herpetology of tropical America. Proc. Amer. Philos. Soc. 22: 167-194 [1884]
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