genus Bothrops


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Noun1.genus Bothrops - fer-de-lance
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Crotalidae, family Crotalidae - New World vipers: pit vipers
Bothrops atrops, fer-de-lance - large extremely venomous pit viper of Central America and South America
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Ecological and phylogenetic correlates of feeding habits in Neotropical pitvipers of the genus Bothrops.
The vast majority of snakebite envenomings occurring in Latin America are inflicted by species of the genus Bothrops (Fan & Cardoso, 1995; Warrell, 2004; Gutierrez, 2010), which are distributed from Southern Mexico to Argentina (Campbell & Lamar, 2004).
Although the owner did not bring in the snake to be identified, snakes in the genus Bothrops are commonly encountered, especially in rural areas.
Snakes of the genus Bothrops have shown to be responsible for the majority of snakebite cases.
Antigenic cross - reactivity of venoms obtained from snakes of genus Bothrops.
Chavez, unpublished data), where the snake is commonly known as "La chacarera" (Spanish name for inhabitants of farms and agricultural zones), and often confused with vipers of the genus Bothrops and killed for being considered dangerous.