Bothriopsis bilineata — WALLACH et al. Bothrops bilineatus bilineatus (WIED ) Cophias bilineatus WIED-NEUWIED Cophias bilineatus. First report of an accident by forest pit viper (Bothriopsis bilineata) in Brazilian Amazon. •. We detected elevated CK with developed acute kidney injury and. Toxicon. Jul; doi: /n Epub Apr Forest pit viper (Bothriopsis bilineata bilineata) bite in the Brazilian Amazon.

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A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Do not use Tourniquets, cut, suck or scarify the wound or apply chemicals or electric shock.

This species is an important cause of snakebite throughout the entire Amazon region. Ecological and epidemiological aspects of snakebites in riverside communities of the lower Purus River, Amazonas, Brazil.

Bothrops bilineatus – Wikipedia

The bitten limb must not be exercised as muscular contraction will promote systemic absorption of venom. Avoid peroral intake, absolutely no alcohol. Bothriopsis bilineata is found in the South American neotropics. Its distribution ranges from sea level to approximately m in elevation.

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The latter part of the tail is pink and bordered with yellow. Herpetologica66 2: For all pitvipersyoung venomous upon birth and are able to hunt. Reproductive cycle begins with spermatogenesis and vitellogenesis.

These include Bothriopsis pulchraB. Acta Amazonica 42 1: Clutch size ranges from 6 to 16 young. However, sometimes present are partial or full sutures that separate these scales forming the lacunolabial. The bitten limb should be immobilised as effectively as possible using an extemporised splint or sling; if available, crepe bandaging of the splinted limb is an effective form of immobilisation.


Bilineataa, we cannot list knowledge which is not yet reported or known. Other related symptoms include hematemesis, hematuria, loss of consciousness, erythema, headaches, pain at envenomation site, tissue necrosis, and edema. Their venom is contains pro-coagulant and anticoagulant agents and their bite can result in severe hemorrhaging.

Reproduction in neotropical pitvipers, with emphasis on species of the genus Bothrops. Unknown but lethal potential cannot be excluded. Neutrophil recruitment induced by B. Venomous Snakes of the World. The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere. Accessed March 19, at http: Neonates are venomous upon birth and are known to be more aggressive at times than the adults. Like other pitvipersB. Other highly populated regions include equatorial forests of Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, and Suriname.

Both venoms presented high enzymatic activities for proteases kallikrein, thrombin and plasmin, low levels of trypsin, cathepsin C and leucine aminopeptidase activities, while lacked acetylcholinesterase activity. Integrative overview of the herpetofauna from Serra da Mocidade, a granitic mountain range in Northern Brazil.

Together, these results show that B. Smaller body size allows them to articulate through the dense shrubbery of the Amazon region. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Of the latter, the second is usually fused with the prelacunal to form a lacunolabialalthough partial or complete sutures may exist to separate these scales.


The pits are located on both sides of the head, creating a stereo effect that allows B. British Medical Journal Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru. The postfrontals do not contact the frontal bones and are long and narrow.

The type locality given is “Brasilien”. Herpetological Review 32 2: Molecular systematics of pitvipers: The following should also be noted when reading information contained within the databases on this website: During these competitive interactions, two males become intertwined in an attempt to force one another to the ground.

Reptiles of the Yachana Reserve. The body is relatively slender, with a prehensile tail. It is most abundant in southwest South America, in Parque Nacional. Snake species of the world.

In addition to heat-sensing pits, B. Head is approximately lance shaped when viewed from above and distinct from neck. Life Sciences ,