Crotalus scutulatus


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Noun1.Crotalus scutulatus - extremely dangerousCrotalus scutulatus - extremely dangerous; most common in areas of scattered scrubby growth; from Mojave Desert to western Texas and into Mexico
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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Crotalus scutulatus females from June, August-September, November (Table 2) were undergoing early yolk deposition (vitellogenic granules = secondary yolk deposition sensu Aldridge 1979a) at which time it would not have been possible to complete the process and ovulate during the current activity season.
This is in contrast to the western rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis, the western diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox, the Mojave rattlesnake, Crotalus scutulatus and the tiger rattlesnake, Crotalus tigris in which the major period of spermiogenesis occurs in summer-autnumn (Aldridge 1979a, Jacob et al.
Oligacanthorhynchid cystacanths (Acanthocephala) in a long-nosed snake, Rhinocheilus lecontei lecontei (Colubridae) and a Mojave rattlesnake, Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus (Viperidae) from Maricopa County, Arizona.
Goldberg & Rosen (2000) reported that yearly percentages of gravid Crotalus scutulatus appeared related to food abundance.