- Common names: Tzotzil montane pitviper.
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.
Found in the Meseta Central
. The type locality
given is "10.9 km ESE San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chipas, Mexico, elevation 2320 m."
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.