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Sistrurus tergeminus  (Say in James, 1823)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1058575

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Crotalus tergeminus Say in James, 1823
 
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 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyViperidae Oppel, 1811 – Pit Vipers, Vipers  
                                     SubfamilyCrotalinae Oppel, 1811  
                                        GenusSistrurus Garman, 1884 – Massasaugas, Pigmy Rattlesnakes, Pygmy Rattlesnakes  
                                           SpeciesSistrurus tergeminus (Say in James, 1823)  
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                                              Subspecies Sistrurus tergeminus edwardsii (Baird and Girard, 1853) – Desert Massasauga 
                                              Subspecies Sistrurus tergeminus tergeminus (Say in James, 1823) – Prairie Massasauga, Western Massasauga 
       

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  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (http://www.reptile-database.org)   
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 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

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