Bothrops itapetiningae

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Bothrops itapetiningae
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Genus: Bothrops
Species: B. itapetiningae
Binomial name
Bothrops itapetiningae
(Boulenger, 1907)
Rhinocerophis itapetiningae distribution.png
  • Lachesis itapetiningae Boulenger, 1907
  • Bothrops itapetiningae
    Amaral, 1929
  • Rhinocerophis itapetiningae – Fenwick et al., 2009[2]
  • Bothrops itapetiningae – Carrasco et al., 2012[2]

Bothrops itapetiningae, or the São Paulo lancehead, is a species of venomous snake in the family Viperidae.[3] It is endemic to Brazil.[1][2]

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in the Brazilian states of Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mato Grosso, Santa Catarina, and São Paulo.[1][2] The type locality is Itapetininga, a municipality in the State of São Paulo [Brazil].[2][4]


  1. ^ a b c Martins, M. & Nogueira, C. (2010). "Bothrops itapetiningae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T178266A7510399. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e Bothrops itapetiningae at the Reptile Database. Accessed 23 April 2016.
  3. ^ 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).
  4. ^ Boulenger. 1907. p. 338.

Further reading[edit]

  • Boulenger GA. 1907. Description of a new Pit-Viper from Brazil. Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Seventh Series. 20: 338. ("Lachesis itapetiningæ" )