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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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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shaunhayes

Date

October 17, 2015 04:30 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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shaunhayes

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January 29, 2016 04:14 PM CST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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shaunhayes

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January 29, 2016 04:17 PM CST

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Description

Grand Prairie, TX.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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shaunhayes

Date

January 29, 2016 04:14 PM CST

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Local Grand Prairie den site that I frequently visit in spring and fall. Warm temps in the low 70s made it possible to observe 3 atrox total. One identified female (3 black rings on tail) and two sex unidentified.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jobowman

Date

July 6, 2013 09:04 AM MST

Description

Rattlesnake at night eating a desert spiny lizard.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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moyervides

Date

January 19, 2016 11:43 PM CST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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rosybadillo

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July 25, 2015 08:59 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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eleealamillo

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March 14, 2015

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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eleealamillo

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November 5, 2014

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 5, 2016 02:17 PM EST

Description

Chattanooga Zoo

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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happyherper

Date

August 25, 2015 11:20 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

salamander9505

Date

April 9, 2011
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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.