Crotalus cerastes

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Related to Crotalus cerastes: horned rattlesnake
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Noun1.Crotalus cerastes - small pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United StatesCrotalus cerastes - small pale-colored desert rattlesnake of southwestern United States; body moves in an s-shaped curve
rattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
Crotalus, genus Crotalus - large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing prey
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In tests on sandy inclines, Crotalus cerastes snakes easily outslithered 13 other kinds of pit vipers and a robotic snake, says physicist Daniel Goldman of Georgia Tech in Atlanta.
Episodes of rattlesnakes acquiring water from rain, sleet, or snow in arid habitats during the active or inactive (overwintering) seasons have been reported for Crotalus cerastes (Rorabaugh, 2007), C.
Ecological significance of movements and activity range for the sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes.
There are reports of helminths for Crotalus cerastes, C.
Autecology of the Mojave Desert sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes cerastes, at Kelso Dunes, Mojave Desert, California, USA.

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