Crotalus viridis

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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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An experimental study of aggregation and thermoregulation in Prairie Rattlesnakes (Crotalus viridis viridis).
Seasonal and daily activity patterns in a Canadian population of the prairie rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis viridis. Canadian Journal of Zoology 63:86-91.