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Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

serpophaga

Date

April 21, 2016 09:51 PM PDT

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Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

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serpophaga

Date

April 21, 2016 09:28 PM PDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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jmcleod

Date

April 9, 2016 08:57 AM MDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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danjleavitt

Date

April 21, 2016 08:48 PM MDT

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

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jaykeller

Date

March 19, 2016 08:55 PM PDT

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

jaykeller

Date

March 19, 2016 08:12 PM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

Observer

sandboa

Date

June 11, 1999 12:00 AM CDT

Description

These snakes were abundant in this area just after dark. - https://www.herpmapper.org/voucher/39000/full.jpg

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No photos or sounds

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Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

sandboa

Date

June 20, 1989 12:30 AM CDT

Description

My first cerastes! Found after midnight on a quick detour of the interstate. - https://www.herpmapper.org/voucher/6118/full.jpg

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

April 7, 2016 07:36 PM MDT

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

hfabian

Date

March 21, 2016

Description

Road kill.

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

finatic

Date

March 19, 2016 08:53 PM PDT

Description

Imperial County, California, US

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What

Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

finatic

Date

March 19, 2016 08:10 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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.
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