Bothriopsis taeniata lichenosa

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Bothriopsis taeniata lichenosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Genus: Bothriopsis
Species: B. taeniata
Subspecies: B. t. lichenosa
Trinomial name
Bothriopsis taeniata lichenosa
(Roze, 1958)
Synonyms
  • Bothrops lichenosa Roze, 1958
  • Bothrops lichenosus
    – Roze, 1966
  • Bothrops castelnaudi lichenosus
    Hoge & Romano-Hoge, 1981
  • B[othriechis]. t[aeniata]. lichenosa
    Campbell & Lamar, 1989
  • Bothriechis taeniatus lichenosus – Golay et al., 1993[1]
Common names: (none).

Bothriopsis taeniata lichenosa is a venomous pitviper subspecies[2] endemic to South America and known only from one locality in Bolívar State, Venezuela.

Description[edit]

Same as for B. t. taeniata, except that B. t. lichenosa has fewer ventral scales and fewer subcaudal scales.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in South America and known only from the type locality, which is "Chimantá Tepui, Estado Bolívar, Venezuela".[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. ^ "Bothriopsis taeniata lichenosa". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 12 August 2008. 
  3. ^ Campbell JA, Lamar WW. 2004. The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere. 2 volumes. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca and London. 870 pp. 1500 plates. ISBN 0-8014-4141-2.

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