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What is the common name for Crotalus atrox?

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Western Diamondback Rattlesnake.
The western diamondback rattlesnake.
The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake. The genus Crotalus refers to rattlesnakes, and the genus Sistrurus to pygmy rattlesnakes, differentiated by size and 9 large scales on the top of their head.
The Western Diamondback Rattlesnake. The genus Crotalus refers to rattlesnakes, and the genus Sistrurus to pygmy rattlesnakes, differentiated by size and 9 large scales on the top of their head.

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Crotalus atrox is the scientific name of the western diamondback rattlesnake.

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western diamondback rattlesnake

Crotalus atrox is the western diamondback rattlesnake.

Crotalus atrox was created in 1853.

There are two genera of rattlesnakes - Crotalus and Sistrurus. Each genus has a number of individual species such as:Crotalus viridis - prairie rattlesnakeCrotalus atrox - western diamondback rattlesnakeSistrurus catenatus - massasauga

Western diamondback rattlesnake - crotalus atrox.Eastern diamondback rattlesnake - crotalus adamanteus.

Both te eastern and western diamondbacks are from the crotalus genus:Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake - Crotalus adamanteusWestern Diamondback Rattlesnake - Crotalus atrox

No - they are from the same family (Crotalus) but are completely different snakes. The Timber Rattlesnake is a single species (Crotalus horridus) while the Diamond-back has three subspecies (Crotalus adamanteus, Crotalus atrox & Crotalus ruber)

The western diamondback rattlesnake.

Western diamondback rattlesnake.

All snakes have there own distinct scientific name. For instance, the western diamondback in referred to as crotalus atrox. The black mamba is Dendroaspis polylepis. Most rattlesnakes belong to the crotalus family i.e. eastern diamondback is crotalus adamanteus and the Mojave rattlesnake is crotalus scrutulatus this is a sub-species, all snakes belong to the reptilia class and the serpentes sub-order.

The western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) lives in the deserts in the western United States.

Scientific classificationKingdom: AnimaliaPhylum: ChordataSubphylum: VertebrataClass: ReptiliaOrder: SquamataSuborder: SerpentesFamily: ViperidaeSubfamily: CrotalinaeGenus: CrotalusSpecies: C. atrox

The western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) lives in the deserts and semi-deserts of the western United States.

Kingdom - Animalia, Phylum - Chordata, Class - Reptilia, Order - Squamata, Family - Viperidae, Genus - Crotalus, Species - atrox.

California. It is home to 8 species of venomous snakes, all Rattlesnakes: Southern Pacific Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis helleri) Great Basin Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis lutosus) Northern Pacific Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis oreganus) Western Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) Red Diamondback (Crotalus ruber) Sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes) Speckled Rattlesnake (Crotalus mitchellii) And last but not least, the Mojave Rattlesnake (Crotalus scutalatus) Florida comes in second with six species of venomous snakes, three Rattlesnakes(Eastern Diamondback, Timber, and Pygmy) and three others(Copperhead, Water Moccasin, and Coral Snake).

Crotalus horridus horridus is the scientific name for the timber rattlesnake.

Yes, New Mexico has a large number of rattlesnake species:Crotalus atrox - Western Diamondback RattlesnakeCrotalus cerberus - Arizona Black RattlesnakeCrotalus lepidus klauberi - Banded Rock RattlesnakeCrotalus lepidus lepidus - Mottled Rock RattlesnakeCrotalus molossus molossus - Northern Black-Tailed RattlesnakeCrotalus scutulatus scutulatus - Mojave RattlesnakeCrotalus viridis - Prairie RattlesnakeCrotalus willardi obscurus - New Mexico Ridge-Nosed RattlesnakeSistrurus catenatus edwardsii - Desert Massasauga

Crotalus Horridus Horridus and Crotalus Horridus Atricaudatus for the southern "canebrake" race.

California has a variety of rattlesnakes so you need to give a particular species.Crotalus atrox - Western Diamond-backed RattlesnakeCrotalus cerastes cerastes - Mohave Desert SidewinderCrotalus cerastes laterorepens - Colorado Desert SidewinderCrotalus mitchellii pyrrhus - Southwestern Speckled RattlesnakeCrotalus oreganus helleri - Southern Pacific RattlesnakeCrotalus oreganus lutosus - Great Basin RattlesnakeCrotalus oreganus oreganus - Northern Pacific RattlesnakeCrotalus ruber - Red Diamond RattlesnakeCrotalus scutulatus scutulatus - Northern Mohave RattlesnakeCrotalus stephensi - Panamint Rattlesnake

xanthic ( yellow pigmentation) is a double homozygous or two recessive traits. It is an albino melanistic, or melanistic amelanistic just to confuse people.

The sidewinder is Crotalus Cerastes.

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Clade: Synapsida Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Panthera Species: P. leo Subspecies: P. l. atrox Trinomial name: Panthera leo atrox


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