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    • Gehörnte Klapperschlange
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    • Sidewinder
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    • Crotalus cerastes
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Recent observations

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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cypseloides

Date

August 25, 2016 12:39 AM CDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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cypseloides

Date

May 1, 2012 08:13 AM PDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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cypseloides

Date

June 3, 2012 12:09 PM PDT

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Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

Observer

treeder86

Date

August 9, 2016

Description

Found in the middle of Hwy 86 on the way back to camp from night driving. End of tail looked freshly wounded, probably hit by a recent car.

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Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

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treeder86

Date

August 9, 2016

Description

Found night driving Indian Route 34.

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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desertmax

Date

September 13, 2015 05:36 AM PDT

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

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lfelliott

Date

April 10, 1984

Description

seen crossing road ~ 1hr. after sun down

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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wtg1940

Date

May 21, 2011 11:36 PM PDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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rafas_lara

Date

July 21, 2016 08:18 PM MST

Description

Dead

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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rafas_lara

Date

May 1, 2015 11:48 AM HST

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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rafas_lara

Date

April 28, 2015 07:38 PM HST

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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rafas_lara

Date

April 18, 2015 08:24 PM HST
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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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