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Bothriechis schlegelii (Eyelash Viper)

Synonyms: Bothrops nigroadspersus; Bothrops schlegeli; Bothrops schlegelii; Bothrops schlegelli; Lachesis nitidus; Lachesis schlegelii; Thanatophis colgadora; Thanatophis torvus; Trigonocephalus schlegelii; Trimeresurus schlegelii

Wikipedia Abstract

The Eyelash viper (Bothriechis schlegelii) is a venomous pit viper species found in Central and South America. Small and arboreal, these snakes are characterized by their wide array of color variations, as well as the superciliary scales over the eyes. Often present in zoological exhibits. Named after the German ornithologist, Hermann Schlegel. For other common names see below. No subspecies are currently recognized.
View Wikipedia Record: Bothriechis schlegelii

Attributes

Litter Size [1]  20
Maximum Longevity [2]  20 years
Venomous [3]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Catatumbo moist forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central American Atlantic moist forests Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central American pine-oak forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Chiapas Depression dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Chocó-Darién moist forests Colombia, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera Oriental montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Costa Rican seasonal moist forests Costa Rica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Panamanian montane forests Colombia, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Isthmian-Pacific moist forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena-Urabá moist forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mesoamerican Gulf-Caribbean mangroves Bahamas, United Kingdom Neotropic Mangroves
Motagua Valley thornscrub Guatemala Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Northwestern Andean montane forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Petén-Veracruz moist forests Mexico, Guatemala, Belize Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern Mesoamerican Pacific mangroves Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Mangroves    
Talamancan montane forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Ecuador moist forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Yucatán moist forests Mexico, Guatemala, Belize Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Barro Colorado Island Natural Monument III   Panama  
Bosawás Biosphere Reserve National Resource Reserve VI 1808157 Nicaragua  
Corcovado National Park 115845 Costa Rica  
Cordillera Volcanica Central Forest Reserve VI 150571 Costa Rica  
La Amistad International Park National Park II 541617 Panama, Costa Rica  
La Selva Biological Station Protective Zone VI 6052 Costa Rica
Maya Multiple Use Area 1156412 Guatemala  
Rara Avis Rainforest Reserve 3163 Costa Rica

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Adelaide Zoo
Albuquerque Biological Park
Audubon Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Cape May County Park Zoo
Central Florida Zoological Park
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Dallas World Aquarium
Dallas Zoo
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dickerson Park Zoo
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
Ellen Trout Zoo
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Fundacion Zoologica de Cali
Gladys Porter Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
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Indian River Reptile Zoo
Indianapolis Zoo
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
John Ball Zoological Garden
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
Louisville Zoological Garden
Melbourne Zoo
Miami Metrozoo
Moscow Zoological Park
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
Newport Aquarium
North of England Zoological Society
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Sacramento Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
Sedgwick County Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Staten Island Zoo
Taronga Zoo
The Philadelphia Zoo
Tierpark Dählhölzli
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Toronto Zoo
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Dvur Kralove, a.s.
Zoological Society of London
Zoologico Nacional La Aurora

Distribution

Costa Rica, Mexico (Liner 1994), Ecuador (Manabí [HR 32: 58]), Honduras [HR 30: 112], Venezuela (KORNACKER 1999), Nicaragua (JANSEN & KÖHLER 2003), Peru (LEHR 2002); elevation (Honduras): 860 m Terra typica: Popayan, Colombia.;

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Citations

Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Reproduction in Neotropical Pitvipers, with Emphasis on Species of the Genus Bothrops, Selma Maria Almeida-Santos and Maria da Graca Salomão, Biology of Vipers, p. 445-462, 2002 2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 3Venomous snakes and antivenoms search interface, World Health Organization
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011