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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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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texaslion

Date

July 28, 2015 08:47 PM CDT

Description

I'm not certain what kind it is. My grandpa called it a chicken snake. It was probably 2-3 feet long. Anyone have any ideas?

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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danjleavitt

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July 27, 2015 04:57 PM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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troyhibbitts

Date

July 30, 2015 08:31 PM ICT

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Rockhound State Park

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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timcole

Date

July 24, 2015 10:59 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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catenatus

Date

July 30, 2015 07:05 AM CDT

Description

Knox co tx

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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sammers

Date

July 9, 2015

Description

A large rattlesnake discovered under a branch in a oak woodland area. It was somewhat in the sun, so it was active and rattling its tail.

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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codyhough

Date

July 27, 2015

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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tbrock

Date

July 4, 2015 11:08 PM CDT

Description

AOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connor22

Date

July 24, 2015 01:02 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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troyhibbitts

Date

July 25, 2015 04:32 PM ALMT

Description

DOR west of Columbus on NM 9

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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connorj

Date

July 24, 2015 09:31 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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jorgehvaldez

Date

July 22, 2006

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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.