Test: VenomRoom venomous snake quiz
Description: venomous snake quiz
Keywords: Venom venomous reptiles snake
Polyvalent antivenom means that it can treat the envenomation of multiple species?
Toxicocalamus spilolepidotus (spotted forest snake) is only known from 7 specimens?
How many different genus has the Trimeresurus complex recently been split into?
If someone has a known alergy to anti venom they are pretreated with adrenaline?
The gaboon viper has longer fangs than any other venomous snake?
Cause narrowing of blood vessels (coronory artery vasoconstriction)
Causes break down of red blood cells (corpuscles)
causes direct damage to the kidneys (renal failure)
How many species of Bitis are there?
Neurotoxins- Postsynaptic neurotoxins block the flow of acetylcholine at the proximal terminal?
Destroys cellular tissue
destroys only redblood cells
causes muscle necrosis
causes respiritory paralysis
Which species of rattlesnake has evolved to lose its rattle
what is one of the things that makes L.laticaudata (brown lipped sea krait) different from true sea snakes
The ability to breath under water
Lays its eggs on land
they only eat land mammals
They have a paddle as a tail
Wyeth anti venom was the AV used to treat north american crotalid bites, it was switched in favour of crofab which has less side effects, but what animal is the AV serum made using?