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
    • cascabel de diamantes
    • víbora de cascabel de diamantes de occidente
    • víbora diamantada

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Recent observations

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 7, 2013 09:36 PM CDT

Description

AOR.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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rheilbrun

Date

July 20, 2014 08:14 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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travisdimler

Date

July 19, 2014 09:47 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

travisdimler

Date

July 19, 2014 08:33 PM CDT

Description

Gravid Female

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

scottholt

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A South Texas Brush Country Rattler

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 31, 2013 10:14 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile imaged at roadside (FM 170).

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 31, 2013 09:23 PM CDT

Description

Juvenile on FM170.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 31, 2013 09:16 PM CDT

Description

AOR on FM 170; w Gary Heyroth.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 17, 2013 10:52 PM CDT

Description

DOR. Retained as a specimen for TNHC.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 2, 2013 09:19 PM CDT

Description

AOR on Ranger Creek Road.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

rangernaty

Date

July 11, 2014 09:45 PM CDT

Description

I try not to get close enough to make them coil, so the picture by headlight could be better.

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What

Western Diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 1, 2013 12:43 AM CDT

Description

DOR juvenile male on Hwy 16. GTS 1636. To TNHC as a specimen.

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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.