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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lonnyholmes

Date

March 30, 2015 09:10 AM PDT

Description

Western Diamond-back Rattlesnake

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jaredholmes

Date

March 30, 2015 01:38 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jaredholmes

Date

March 30, 2015 12:05 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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caseymcmurtry

Date

March 12, 2015

Description

Group of three Crotalus atrox observed under a tin sheet in a refuse pile. The weather was about 68 degrees and overcast. One specimen slowly moved away before the pictures were taken. The snakes otherwise did not react to our presence or the disturbance of their cover.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

Date

March 26, 2015 04:38 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

Date

March 27, 2015 12:55 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timbir5

Date

March 25, 2015 03:10 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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sandboa

Date

October 25, 2014 07:00 PM CDT

Description

OK, so the recording isn't particularly diagnostic. It is just there for fun!

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codyhough

Date

September 16, 2014

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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txherpbird

Date

March 24, 2015

Description

6:04 P.M.
73 degrees F.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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garrettt331

Date

March 17, 2015 08:19 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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pedernaturalist

Date

September 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

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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.