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All Names

  • 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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johnkarges

Date

August 24, 2014 10:34 AM CDT

Description

Adult AOR in semi-arid plains grassland of Davis Mountains foothills
N30.74141 W-104.13950

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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toby

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August 23, 2014 01:25 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ssprague

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August 10, 2014 08:40 AM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

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August 20, 2014 07:20 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ronsavage

Date

June 4, 2014

Description

Several were observed in the area. All medium sized and thin.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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toby

Date

August 9, 2014 10:18 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jacobstudowen

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August 18, 2014 12:57 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jacobstudowen

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August 17, 2014 09:50 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jacobstudowen

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August 17, 2014 09:43 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jacobstudowen

Date

August 17, 2014 09:13 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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texasblonde

Date

August 17, 2014 08:54 AM CDT

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western diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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dreierj

Date

April 17, 1989
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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.