kingsnake.com - reptile and amphibian classifieds, breeders, forums, photos, videos and more

return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
 
click here for  Animal Specialties
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: Herp Photo of the Day: Happy Rattlesnake Friday! . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Snake . . . . . . . . . .  Reptiles At The York Expo Center - May 15, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Pittsburgh Mega Reptile Expo - May 29-30, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - June 05, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - June 12, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - June. 19, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  All Maryland Reptile Show - July 10, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  York County Reptile Show - July 11, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - July 17, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Western Maryland Reptile Show - July 24, 2021 . . . . . . . . . .  Hamburg Reptile Show - Aug. 07, 2021 . . . . . . . . . . 

virdis bite info


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ The Crotalidae Forum ]

Posted by budman 1st on August 05, 2002 at 04:58:26:

In Reply to: C.v.oreganus & toxicity posted by grappler184 on August 04, 2002 at 00:33:40:

Hello,
Depending which virdis subpecies you get bit by the the venom varies.
some are more myo toxic than others and some have neurotoxic
components to their venom.
helleri has a very potent venom that makes crofab not to effective at all.
oreganus has a myotoxic venom lacking most of the neurotoxins
found in its southern cousin.

I have been bit by a mount lemmon black and a prarie,and a helleri.
the black lacked all n-toxins the virdis virdis had both components.
the typical virdis would hAVE TO UNLOAD ALL OF ITS VENOM TO KILL YOU.
BUT BE CAREFULL THER MYOTOXIC PROPERTIES ARE BAD ON TISSUE.
ie>> OREGANUS IS MYOTOXIC.
HAVE FUN.
BILL



Follow Ups:




[ Follow Ups ] [ The Crotalidae Forum ]