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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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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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kucycads

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September 3, 2014

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timcole

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September 16, 2014 10:27 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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September 9, 2014 02:21 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connor22

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September 15, 2014 08:28 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connor22

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September 15, 2014 09:06 PM CDT

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DOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connor22

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September 15, 2014 08:42 PM CDT

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DOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ctravis

Date

June 11, 2014

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johnkarges

Date

April 17, 2013 04:34 PM CDT

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Savannah Mayfield Ranch (TNC private property). Adult with recently ingested stomach item, late afternoon in ranch barn and corral complex.
N30.13144 W-101.15861

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ctravis

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June 13, 2014

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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May 30, 2014

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out and about at dusk.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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June 8, 2014 10:59 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

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September 11, 2014 01:59 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.