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  • English
    • Blacktail Rattlesnake
    • Black-tailed Rattlesnake
    • Black Tailed Rattlesnake
  • German
    • Schwarzschwanz-Klapperschlange
  • Scientific Names
    • Crotalus molossus
    • Crotalus ornatus
  • Seri
    • cocázni
    • sayahuqui
  • Tarahumara
    • sayahuki
  • Spanish
    • Cascabel de cola negra

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Black Tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 22, 2009 10:10 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult on Hwy 17. Imaged only. GTS 731. UTA DC 7270.

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Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 21, 2009 09:17 PM CDT

Description

Under a rock (as flipped) off the shoulder of Hwy 118 on South Hill of the Christmas Moutains. Imaged only. GTS 729. UTA DC 7268.

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Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus ssp. molossus

Observer

kucycads

Date

September 5, 2014

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Crotalus ornatus Crotalus molossus

Observer

ctravis

Date

June 12, 2014

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Crotalus ornatus Crotalus molossus

Observer

ctravis

Date

June 11, 2014

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Observer

eligar7

Date

April 22, 2009

Place

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eligar7

Date

April 22, 2009

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Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

September 5, 2014 12:26 PM CDT

Description

Adult roadkill (DOR) in Madera Canyon valley floor, oak-pinyon-juniper open woodland
N30.70753 W-104.09880

Specimen to USNM

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What

Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

September 5, 2014 04:41 PM CDT

Description

Adult black-tailed rattlesnake hit but alive in SH118. Road in canyon between riparian Limpia Creek valley floor and shrubby boulder/cliff faces in Limpia Canyon.
N30.60439 W-103.89590

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Observer

eligar7

Date

June 10, 2006

Place

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Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus

Observer

jeff32

Date

September 6, 2014 03:42 PM CDT

Description

Live on mt top north of Sanderson

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Black-tailed Rattlesnake Crotalus molossus

Observer

beldredge

Date

September 3, 2014 08:44 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Crotalus molossus is a venomous pit viper species found in the southwestern United States and Mexico. Four subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.