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What is the biggest timber rattlesnake?

Wikipedia quotes the Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) as attaining an average length of 91-152 cm (35.8-59.8 in) - but there are exceptions as with all animal species. The full Wikipedia article is available via the related link. Full Answer

What are the three poison snakes in Richmond IN?

There are no specific poisonous snakes in Richmond, Indiana, but in Indiana, the Northern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen), the Western Cottonmouth, otherwise known as the water moccasin (Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma), the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus), and the Timber… Full Answer

What are the poisonous snakes in Tampa Florida?

There are 6 species of venomous snakes in Florida. They are: Southern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix) Cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorous conanti) Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus) Timber or Canebrake Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius barbouri) Eastern Coral Snake… Full Answer

Which State has the most poisionous reptiles?

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… Full Answer

What genus do reptiles belong to?

Reptiles are a class; that's a classificaton bigger than a genus. The hierarchy is Kingdom -- Phylum -- Class -- Order -- Family -- Genus -- species.For example, the Eastern Diamondback is Class Reptilia (incl. turtles and gators), Order Squamata… Full Answer

Zoological name for a snake?

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… Full Answer