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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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Lizards represent about one-quarter of the diet of the Sistrurus miliarius snakes in Florida.
It supports populations of the state endangered eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus), state threatened Kirtland's watersnake (Clonophis kirtlandii), black-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus erythropthalmus) and Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus).
Assessment of Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes Sistrurus catenatus in Berrien County Historical Sites.
Distribution and Status of the Western Pygmy Rattlesnake (Sistrurus miliarius streckeri) in Tennessee.
Calvete, "Venom proteomes of closely related Sistrurus rattlesnakes with divergent diets," Journal of Proteome Research, vol.
Habitat selection as the mechanism for thermoregulation in a northern population of massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus).
In particular, common rattlesnake (Crotalus and Sistrurus genera) venom components include metalloproteinases, serine proteases, phospholipases [A.sub.2] (PL[A.sub.2]s), L-amino acid oxidases (LAAOs), Cysteine-Rich Secretory Proteins (CRISPs), C-type lectin-like, disintegrins and vasoactive peptides [5,6,10].
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.
The eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus), has experienced range-wide population declines and is a candidate for listing under the U.S.
AND NASSER, H., 1999.An in vitro and in vivo study of some biological and biochemical effects of Sistrurus Malarius Barbouri venom.
Nucleotide sequence of GSSG-TLE shows the highest homologies of 95.9% with calobin (Agkistrodon ussuriensis), 94.3% with TLE (Agkistrodon halys pallas), 90.7% with serine proteinase 6 (Adamanteus), 90.4% with serine proteinase (Sistrurus catenatus edwardsi), 89.8% with serine protease 1 (Trimeresurus stejnegeri) and serine protease (Trimeresurus gramineus), 89.7% with serine protease KN7 precursor (Trimeresurus stejnegeri) and 89.6% with serine protease (Bothrops jararacussu) and TLE (Gloydius shedaoensis).