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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manuelnevarez

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September 24, 2016 11:59 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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leehoy

Date

September 21, 2016 07:23 PM CDT

Description

Snake was removed from residential yard and released nearby.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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mkmit

Date

September 23, 2016 06:21 PM MDT

Description

Found this little booger at Papago Park the other day. I've spent many hours in the park and had never seen or heard of anyone seeing a rattler there. Very very beautiful animal, seemed healthy and did not show any signs of aggression.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Date

September 24, 2016 10:26 AM ICT

Place

Sonora, MX (Google, OSM)

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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skystevens

Date

September 23, 2016 09:22 PM CDT

Description

The stupid app won't let me set accuracy.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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tom79848

Date

September 23, 2016 08:07 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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pakko_gomez

Date

April 12, 2016 04:54 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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salamander9505

Date

August 22, 2008 10:07 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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salamander9505

Date

September 26, 2006 12:32 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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salamander9505

Date

March 7, 2007 02:55 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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salamander9505

Date

October 13, 2007 06:09 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

salamander9505

Date

April 19, 2006 05:48 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.
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