Agkistrodon howardgloydi

Agkistrodon howardgloydi

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Agkistrodon howardgloydi

Agkistrodon howardgloydi is a species of venomous snake, a pit viper, that is endemic to Central America. It is most commonly called castellana,: 135 p. : 87 p. : 718 p. but it has also been called the southern cantil,: 60 p.  Gloyd's moccasin, and a number of other colloquial names. It is a rare species with a relatively small geographic distribution in the tropical dry forest on the Pacific coast of Honduras, Nicaragua, and extreme northwest Costa Rica.: 62 p.  Agkistrodon howardgloydi is a stout, medium sized snake with a maximum length of 96 cm. It is a viviparous species, with female giving birth in the rainy season from May to August.: 91 p. : 249-265 p.  No clinical reports on envenomation had been published, but laboratory texts and analysis indicate the venom is highly toxic and similar to its close relative Agkistrodon bilineatus, and potentially lethal.: 482 p. 

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Agkistrodon howardgloydi habitat map

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1. Agkistrodon howardgloydi Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agkistrodon_howardgloydi

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