Product ID L1278
Name Porthidium ophryomegas 
Common Name(s) Slender Hognose Viper
Origin Costa Rica
Purity >99%
Form Lyophilized powder
Packaging In vacuum sealed glass vials, in secured parcel.
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Porthidium ophryomegas
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Porthidium ophryomegas
Taxonomic Classification
  • Class : Reptilia
  • Order : Squamata
  • Suborder : Serpentes
  • Family : Viperidae
  • Subfamily :  Crotalinae
  • Genus :  Porthidium

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