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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kaiduff2711

Date

March 26, 2016

Description

Nature trail

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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bradyjross

Date

April 29, 2016 02:41 PM CDT

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gtsalmon

Date

June 16, 2012 11:08 PM CDT

Description

DOR juvenile female (29" TL) on Hwy 90. GTS 1294. UTA-R 60267.

Ruler is 6" long.

First "SnakeDays in Sanderson" weekend.

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croelke

Date

April 30, 2016 10:57 AM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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lisa52

Date

April 30, 2016 08:46 PM MDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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troyhibbitts

Date

April 30, 2016 10:41 PM CDT

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dneuharth

Date

April 29, 2016 11:26 AM CDT

Description

DOR

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troyhibbitts

Date

April 29, 2016 10:34 PM CDT

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troyhibbitts

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April 29, 2016 08:58 PM CDT

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troyhibbitts

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April 28, 2016 09:47 PM CDT

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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pftrujillo

Date

February 21, 2016 05:09 PM MST

Description

Was found feeding on a kangaroo rat

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

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toby

Date

April 28, 2016 07:00 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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