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  • Spanish
    • Cascabel de diamantes
    • víbora de cascabel de diamantes de occidente
  • Unknown
    • Tortuga Island Rattlesnake
  • Scientific Names
    • Crotalus atrox
    • ? crotalus confluentus
    • Crotalus confluentus
    • Crotalus tortugensis
    • Hoserea atrox
    • Hoserea tortugensis
  • English
    • Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
    • Tortuga Island Rattlesnake
    • Western Diamond-backed Rattlesnake
  • German
    • Texas-Klapperschlange
    • Westliche Diamantklapperschlange
  • Seri
    • cocázni

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Recent observations

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

connor22

Date

October 22, 2014 05:50 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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arnulfomoreno

Date

October 19, 2014

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Description

Encontrada muerta en el camino, no se si por un vehículo o alguien que la mato y quito su cascabel! Road kill!

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

texasblonde

Date

October 19, 2014 07:49 PM CDT

Description

Air temp 66*F

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jaykeller

Date

October 18, 2014 08:16 PM PDT

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doodlebug

Date

September 21, 2014

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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patrick_mcgowan

Date

October 7, 2014 08:10 AM MST

Description

Alongside the Cactus Forest trail.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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johnwilliams

Date

March 18, 2013

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johnwilliams

Date

October 25, 2013

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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eligar7

Date

the past

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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vicrodri14

Date

October 13, 2014 12:45 PM MDT

Description

Appeared to be sleeping. Found on a rock near the edge of another. Under shade of a tree.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

mactadpole

Date

October 10, 2014

Place

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Description

DOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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thom

Date

October 9, 2014 09:18 PM CDT

Description

juvenile, alive on road

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Description from Wikipedia

Crotalus atrox, the western diamondback rattlesnake, is a venomous rattlesnake species found in the United States and Mexico. It is likely responsible for the majority of snakebite fatalities in northern Mexico and the second-greatest number in the USA after C. adamanteus. No subspecies is currently recognized.

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Conservation Summary

  • Mexico
    Sujeta a protección especial (Pr) (Source: Norma Oficial 059)
Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.