Classification
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  • 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
  • Spanish
    • víbora de cascabel de diamantes de occidente
    • Cascabel de diamantes

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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rclark77

Date

December 9, 2016 02:36 PM CST

Description

9 C. atrox sharing shelter with 1 Redstripe Ribbon snake and 3 gulf coast toads.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ck2az

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July 17, 2014 09:23 PM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ck2az

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September 28, 2014 07:28 PM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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stacey15

Date

September 21, 2012

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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williamv0123

Date

November 18, 2015 04:15 PM CST

Description

Juvenile

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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brushfreeman

Date

July 26, 2013 10:40 AM CDT

Description

Melanistic morph

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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tom79848

Date

December 1, 2016 08:27 PM CST

Description

In my house

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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rclark77

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November 30, 2016 01:58 PM CST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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rclark77

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November 30, 2016 01:53 PM CST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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rclark77

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November 30, 2016 01:30 PM CST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ck2az

Date

August 29, 2015 09:31 PM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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September 18, 2015 09:04 PM CDT
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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.
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