Bothrops sanctaecrucis

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Bolivian lancehead
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Genus: Bothrops
Species: B. sanctaecrucis
Binomial name
Bothrops sanctaecrucis
Hoge, 1966

Bothrops sanctaecrucis, or the Bolivian lancehead, is a species of venomous snake in the family Viperidae.[1] It is endemic to South America.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

It is found in Bolivia in the departments of Beni and Santa Cruz.

The type locality is "Río Sécure, Oromono, Bolivia".[3]


  1. ^ 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. ^ "Bothrops". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 3 November 2006. 
  3. ^ The Reptile Database.

Further reading[edit]

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