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  • Spanish
    • Cascabel cornuda del noroeste
    • Cascabel cornuda
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    • Geh├Ârnte Klapperschlange
    • Seitenwinder
  • English
    • Sidewinder
  • Scientific Names
    • Crotalus cerastes
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    • ctaamjij

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

September 16, 2014 06:41 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Colorado desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

September 16, 2014 06:51 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

finatic

Date

August 30, 2014 11:55 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

finatic

Date

August 31, 2014 01:13 AM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Obvious Sidewinder tracks with the distinctive hook. Species seen and photographed (http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/871029) but is also the only species of Sidewinder in the area.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

asemerdj

Date

May 7, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

asemerdj

Date

May 6, 2011 08:50 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Colorado desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 31, 2014 01:09 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Colorado desert sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 30, 2014 11:56 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

Observer

texasblonde

Date

August 27, 2014 09:05 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

Observer

texasblonde

Date

August 27, 2014 10:55 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Not neonate

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

Observer

texasblonde

Date

August 27, 2014 09:34 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Baby

Photos / Sounds

What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

treeder86

Date

April 29, 2006
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Description from Wikipedia

Crotalus cerastes is a venomous pit viper species belonging to the genus Crotalus (rattlesnakes) and found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. Three 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.