- Common names: Picado's jumping pitviper.
is a venomous pitviper species
found in Central America
. No subspecies
are currently recognized.
Adults commonly reach 75-95 cm in length with a maximum of 120.2 cm. Extremely stout, though not quite so much as A. n. mexicanus
Found in the mountains of Costa Rica
and western Panama
at 50-1500 m altitude. This includes the Cordillera de Tilarán
, the Cordillera Central
and the Cordillera de Talamanca
. The type locality
given is "La Palma, [San José Province]
, Costa Rica, 4500 feet."