Cerrophidion tzotzilorum

Cerrophidion tzotzilorum

Common names: Tzotzil montane pitviper.
Cerrophidion tzotzilorum is a venomous pitviper species found in Mexico. No subspecies are currently recognized.


Adults probably do not exceed 50 cm in length. Terrestrial and moderately stout.

Geographic range

Found in the Meseta Central of Chiapas, Mexico. The type locality given is "10.9 km ESE San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chipas, Mexico, elevation 2320 m."

Conservation status

This species is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (v3.1, 2001). Species are listed as such due to their wide distribution, presumed large population, or because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category. The population trend is stable. Year assessed: 2007.

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