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    • Rattlesnakes
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    • Crotalus
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    • Cascabeles
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Recent observations

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Rattlesnakes Genus Crotalus

Observer

nathanvelasco

Date

August 1, 2010 07:59 PM PDT

Description

Cascabel en la Bocana, Cataviña, Baja California

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What

Prairie Rattlesnake Crotalus viridis

Observer

sagewort

Date

August 19, 2015

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

johnkarges

Date

August 27, 2015 08:55 AM CDT

Description

DOR male, agricultural fields and pasture. Specimen not salvaged.
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JPK-2600

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What

Red Diamond Rattlesnake Crotalus ruber

Observer

donendicott

Date

March 27, 2004

Description

Red Diamond Rattlesnake encountered while hiking cross country in northern Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Posting photo and coordinates retroactively after recently learning this sighting may be near northeastern limit of previously recorded sightings in San Diego County. Here is an extract from my contemporary log from that date:

... telltale buzz ignited ahead of me just a couple of yards off the trail. What a surprise to see a Red Diamond Rattlesnake way up here on this rocky ground. This fellow was about 3 feet long, much smaller and more slender than the giant Red Diamond I met up with near the Sweetwater Bridge last week. This one did a similar cobra-like body lift to gain height to check me out and to show me he was there. His tongue was really getting a workout as it tried to figure out what I might be. After a few minutes in this position, during which time I was able to get out my camera and capture a few portraits, he started angling slightly toward me, head up all the time, before deciding I must be benign. At this point, he angled off and retreated to the shadows and protection of a nearby Ocotillo and cholla.

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

February 10, 2016 04:59 PM MST

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What

Southern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. helleri

Observer

biohexx1

Date

February 9, 2016

Description

Observation by Biology Department technician 'C', on campus track.

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Grand Canyon Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. abyssus

Observer

hannawacker

Date

April 15, 2005

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Grand Canyon Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. abyssus

Observer

hannawacker

Date

July 16, 2015

Description

Grand Canyon Rattlesnake, Desert View Residence, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

hannawacker

Date

December 16, 2006

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What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

hannawacker

Date

April 15, 2006

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What

Southern Pacific Rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus ssp. helleri

Observer

flygrl67

Date

May 28, 2010

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What

Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus

Observer

ucfarboretum

Date

February 10, 2016 03:15 PM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

Crotalus is a genus of venomous pit vipers found only in the Americas from southern Canada to northern Argentina. The name is derived from the Greek word krotalon, which means "rattle" or "castanet", and refers to the rattle on the end of the tail which makes this group (genera Crotalus and Sistrurus) so distinctive. 32 species are currently recognized.

No range data available.
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