Illustration of Crotalus spp. (Rattlesnake) venomous pitvipers found only in the Americas from southern Canada to northern Argentina. The name is derived from the Greek word krotalon, which means

Crotalus spp. (Rattle Snake)

Illustration of Crotalus spp. (Rattlesnake) venomous pitvipers found only in the Americas from southern Canada to northern Argentina. The name is derived from the Greek word krotalon, which means "rattle" or "castanet", and refers to the rattle on the end of the tail that make this group so distinctive.

reptile Crotalus spp. Rattlesnake Chordata Vertebrata Reptilia Squamata Viperidae Crotalinae Crotalus

Author(s)Tracey Saxby
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2005-03-10
AlbumFauna > Reptiles
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Dimensions500 x 473
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Required AttributionTracey Saxby, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)