Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • 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

Guide Colors

 

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

timcole

Date

July 5, 2015 05:45 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

timcole

Date

July 5, 2015 01:02 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

natureranger

Date

July 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

connorj

Date

July 2, 2015 11:54 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

timcole

Date

July 3, 2015 01:43 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Date

July 2, 2015 07:08 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

eastm

Date

July 3, 2015

Description

In dry, rocky arroyo ~9AM.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Date

July 1, 2015 08:23 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

catenatus

Date

July 1, 2015 10:14 PM CDT

Description

Wise co tx

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

benjamin_o

Date

March 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

observada a un costado del camino San Juan-El Venado

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

benjamin_o

Date

August 11, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Encontrada a un costado de la carretera Cuatro Ciénegas-San Pedro

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Crotalus atrox

Observer

connorj

Date

July 1, 2015 11:49 PM CDT
View all observations

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.

Logo eee 15px

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.