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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Recent observations

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What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

rosybadillo

Date

April 1, 2015

Place

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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gcwarbler

Date

May 15, 2015

Description

This 4 to 4-1/2 ft Diamondback was seen at a safe distance as it crossed the park road in late afternoon.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

May 19, 2015 07:03 AM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

connor22

Date

May 18, 2015 11:02 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connor22

Date

May 17, 2015 02:12 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gibbons

Date

May 18, 2015 11:27 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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njohnson

Date

May 18, 2015 11:27 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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njohnson

Date

May 18, 2015 07:36 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

ktcorson

Date

May 17, 2015 05:00 PM CDT

Description

Sadly he was not alive. Not how I was wanting to see my first rattle snake. Please be cautious for snakes and turtles this time of year on roads.

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No photos or sounds

Observer

moyervides

Date

May 17, 2015 04:33 AM CDT

Description

Adult AOR

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No photos or sounds

Observer

moyervides

Date

May 17, 2015 12:48 AM CDT

Description

DOR adult

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No photos or sounds

Observer

moyervides

Date

May 16, 2015 11:44 PM CDT

Description

AOR

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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.