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  • The ophidians are also numerous, especially in the wooded lowlands valleys, and the poisonous species, though less numerous than others, include some of the most dangerous known - the rattlesnake surucucd (Lachesis rhombeatus), and jarardca (Bothrops).
  • Hesiod has three Fates (Moipac), daughters of Night, Clotho, Lachesis and Atropos.
  • The Reptilia include II species of the crocodile, alligator and lizard, including the savage jacare of the Amazon, several species of turtle, 4 species of batrachians, and 29 species of serpents, including the striped rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus), Lachesis mutus, and a rather rare species of Cophias.
  • - Lachesis viridis of India.
  • Lachesis has the upper surface of the head covered with very small shields, or with scales, and contains about 40 species, in S.