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Noun1.Sistrurus - pygmy rattlesnakesSistrurus - pygmy rattlesnakes      
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Crotalidae, family Crotalidae - New World vipers: pit vipers
massasauga rattler, Sistrurus catenatus, massasauga - pygmy rattlesnake found in moist areas from the Great Lakes to Mexico; feeds on mice and small amphibians
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In particular, common rattlesnake (Crotalus and Sistrurus genera) venom components include metalloproteinases, serine proteases, phospholipases [A.
Both radiotelemetry and fiber-optic scopes have been used to locate hibernacula and observe Sistrurus catenatus rattlesnakes (smith, 2009); however, their combined use has not been reported for study of lizards.
Agkistrodon, Chiasson et ah, 1989; Crotalus and Sistrurus, Stille, 1987; Nerodia, Thamnophis, Chiasson and Lowe, 1989).
Special animal abstract for Sistrurus catenatus catenatus (eastern massasauga).
An in vitro and in vivo study of some biological and biochemical effects of Sistrurus Malarius Barbouri venom.
Group Abundance Anurans Extremely abundant (90+% of NISP) Pond turtles (Trachemys, Chrysemys, Very abundant Emydoidea, Chelydra) Snakes (Thamnophis, Nerodia, Abundant Sistrurus, Coluber, Paracoluber, Pantherophis, Heterodon, Paleoheterodon, Lampropeltis, Opheodrys) Rodents (Spermophilus, Geomys, Abundant Symmetrodontomys, Bensonomys, Ogmodontomys, Phophenacomys, Dipoides) Rabbits (Hypolagus) Uncommon Land tortoises (Hesperotestudo) Uncommon Fishes (small catfish and sunfish) Uncommon Salamanders Rare Moles Rare Shrews (Sorex) Rare
Among their topics are reconstructing concordance trees and testing the coalescent model from genome-wide data sets, inference of a parsimonious species tree from multilocus data by minimizing deep coalescences, summarizing gene tree incongruence at multiple phylogenetic depths, and estimating species relationships and taxon distinctiveness in Sistrurus rattlesnakes using multilocus data.