Crotalus viridis

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Related to Crotalus viridis: prairie rattlesnake, Western rattlesnake
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Noun1.Crotalus viridis - widely distributed between the Mississippi and the RockiesCrotalus viridis - widely distributed between the Mississippi and the Rockies
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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Fourteen adult rattlesnakes were used as subjects (4 Crotalus viridis, 3 Crotalus atrox, 3 Crotalus oreganus, 2 Crotalus helleri, 1 Crotalus horridus, and 1 Crotalus lutosus).
Growth, reproduction, and survival in a population of Crotalus viridis oreganus in north central Idaho.
One of the most prevalent is the avoidance of the various species of Crotalus--which, in my neck of the woods, includes Crotalus atrox, Crotalus lepidus and Crotalus viridis in particular.
Characterization of a reovirus isolate from a rattle snake, Crotalus viridis, with neurological dysfunction.
Female reproductive cycles of the snakes Arizona elegans and Crotalus viridis.
However, other rattlesnake species may have an annual, biennial or triennial reproductive cycle in different parts of their range: Crotalus atrox (Tinkle 1962; Fitch and Pisani 19 93; Price 1998; Werler and Dixon 2000); Crotalus viridis (Rahn 1942; Diller and Wallace 1988; Macartney and Gregory 1988).
Seasonal and daily activity patterns in a Canadian population of the prairie rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis viridis.
Reproduction in the Arizona black rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis cerberus (Viperidae).
Oochoristica osheroffi has been reported in Crotalus viridis from Colorado and New Mexico (Widmer and Olsen 1967; Pfaffenberger et al.
2007) and western rattlesnakes Crotalus viridis oreganos (Diller and Wallace, 2002) suggest high annual rates of survival (0.