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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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ronsavage

Date

October 19, 2014

Description

One beautiful Diamondback laying on the trail sunning itself about 10:30. First one observed here in about 25 visits.

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What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connor22

Date

November 22, 2014 05:26 PM CST

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connor22

Date

November 22, 2014 05:00 PM CST

Description

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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benhutchins

Date

November 24, 2014

Description

In our office building. Released in the park: good luck little buddy.

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ncowey

Date

March 22, 2007

Description

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

Date

November 21, 2014 12:14 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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greglasley

Date

May 20, 2006

Description

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Crotalus atrox
near McCook,
Hidalgo Co., Texas
20 May 2006

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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greglasley

Date

April 8, 2006

Description

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Crotalus atrox
near McCook
Hidalgo Co., Texas
8 April 2006

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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cw06sm121113

Date

August 29, 2014 10:09 AM MDT

Description

Lying in the middle of a wash on the western part of the Guadalupe Mountains. It was about 3feet long, light colored with distinctive darker markings on its back. Black bands on its tail right before the rattler.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ashleytubbs

Date

September 23, 2013 09:43 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ashleytubbs

Date

March 31, 2013 08:32 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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ashleytubbs

Date

March 30, 2013 08:07 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.