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    • Gehörnte Klapperschlange
    • Seitenwinder
  • English
    • Sidewinder
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    • Crotalus cerastes
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    • ctaamjij
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    • Cascabel cornuda
    • Cascabel cornuda del noroeste

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Recent observations

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

May 18, 2016 09:20 PM MDT

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Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

gregwatson

Date

May 16, 2016 07:42 PM PDT

Description

These two sidewinders were not mating, and appeared merely to be lying in a pile. The much larger sidewinder appeared to be gravid.

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Sonoran Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cercobombus

Observer

codyhough

Date

May 16, 2016

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

thefish0815

Date

May 12, 2016 11:09 PM PDT

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Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

Observer

sullivanribbit

Date

April 26, 2016 07:48 PM PDT

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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vince3

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes

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vince3

Date

May 1, 2016 03:07 PM PDT

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Mojave Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. cerastes

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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

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

April 21, 2016 08:48 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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Colorado Desert Sidewinder Crotalus cerastes ssp. laterorepens

Observer

jaykeller

Date

March 19, 2016 08:55 PM PDT
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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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