Bothrops marajoensis

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Marajó lancehead
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Genus: Bothrops
Species: B. marajoensis
Binomial name
Bothrops marajoensis
Hoge, 1966[1]

Bothrops marajoensis, or the Marajó lancehead, is a species of venomous snake in the family Viperidae.[2] It is endemic to Brazil.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in Brazil in the state of Pará.

The type locality is Severino, Marajó Island, Pará, Brazil.[4]


  1. ^ ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System).
  2. ^ 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).
  3. ^ "Bothrops". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 3 November 2006. 
  4. ^ The Reptile Database.

Further reading[edit]

  • Hoge, A.R. 1966 ["1965"]. Preliminary account on Neotropical Crotalinae (Serpentes: Viperidae). Memórias do Instituto Butantan 32: 109-184.