Classification
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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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Recent observations

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jaredholmes

Date

October 30, 2014 07:13 AM CDT

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Description

Home owner killed it because it was close to the house

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jaredholmes

Date

October 24, 2014 07:22 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jaredholmes

Date

September 1, 2014 05:09 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jaredholmes

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May 8, 2014 05:50 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

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October 30, 2014 03:40 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

Date

October 30, 2014 12:12 PM CDT

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ashleytubbs

Date

March 7, 2014 10:15 PM CST

Description

In a work up tube so he could be PIT tagged and measured

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ashleytubbs

Date

August 30, 2014 01:05 PM CDT

Place

portal, az (Google, OSM)

Description

beautiful pink individual

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marksanders

Date

October 27, 2014 09:17 PM CDT

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Description

Juvenile crossing a public road

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

romeyswanson

Date

October 28, 2014 12:12 AM CDT

Description

DOR, Rueckle RD. Young, pinkey width. Evening temp ~67 F

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

romeyswanson

Date

October 27, 2014 11:56 PM CDT

Description

DOR HW46. Evening temp ~67 degrees F. Approximately 24 inches long and fairly thick.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

melindawpajak

Date

October 25, 2014 06:07 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.