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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monicaorna

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November 5, 2016

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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gtsalmon

Date

August 10, 2016

Description

Adult inadvertently killed in grass cutting operations. Image by Ryan Heinman.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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saraj

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January 14, 2017 09:06 AM CST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ricardoolivo

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March 20, 2015 02:55 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ricardoolivo

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March 20, 2015 02:50 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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clint_morgan

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October 13, 2012 08:14 PM EDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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romeyswanson

Date

January 9, 2017 01:04 PM CST

Description

Killed by contractors removing a old ranch dump.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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joshuagsmith

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September 26, 2015 08:02 AM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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wild-about-texas

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October 4, 2015 08:51 PM HST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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joshuagsmith

Date

May 14, 2016 03:00 PM MST

Description

Near the hummingbird feeders in the shady undergrowth.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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snakeinmypocket

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August 29, 2014 07:00 PM PDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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blakeleinart

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December 30, 2016 01:09 PM CST
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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.
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