Lachesis stenophrys (Central American bushmaster)
English: Central American bushmaster (Lachesis stenophrys)
Date 17 August 2008
Author TimVickers https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:TimVickers
Lachesis stenophrys (Central American bushmaster) is a venomous pitviper species endemic to Central America. The specific name, stenophrys, is derived from the Greek words stenos, meaning "narrow", and ophrys, meaning "brow" or "eyebrow". Found in Central America in the Atlantic lowlands of southern Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, as well as the Pacific lowlands of central and eastern Panama. The type locality given is "Sipurio" (Limón Province, Costa Rica). Order: Squamata, Suborder: Serpentes, Family: Viperidae, Subfamily: Crotalinae, Genus: Lachesis, Species: Lachesis stenophrys Cope, 1875.
Bothrops achrochordus García, 1896 (now considered a valid species, Lachesis acrochorda)
Lachesis muta stenophrys – Taylor, 1951
L[achesis]. stenophrys – Zamudio & Greene, 1997