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Crotalus durissus  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 563936

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): South American Rattlesnake [English]
 
    Víbora-cascabel tropical [Spanish]
 
    Cascabel Rattlesnake [English]
 
    Central American Rattlesnake [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                        GenusCrotalus Linnaeus, 1758 – Rattlesnakes  
                                           SpeciesCrotalus durissus Linnaeus, 1758 – South American Rattlesnake, Víbora-cascabel tropical, Cascabel Rattlesnake, Central American Rattlesnake  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subspecies Crotalus durissus cumanensis Humboldt, 1811  
                                              Subspecies Crotalus durissus durissus Linnaeus, 1758  
                                              Subspecies Crotalus durissus marajoensis Hoge, 1966  
                                              Subspecies Crotalus durissus ruruima Hoge, 1966  
                                              Subspecies Crotalus durissus terrificus (Laurenti, 1768)  
                                              Subspecies Crotalus durissus trigonicus Harris and Simmons, 1978 – Rupununi Savanna Rattlesnake 
                                              Subspecies Crotalus durissus unicolor Van Lidth de Jeude, 1887 – Aruba Island Rattlesnake 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Crotalus durissus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Crotalus durissus   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Víbora-cascabel tropical[Spanish]   
       
  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)   
  Reference for: Crotalus durissus, Cascabel Rattlesnake [English], Central American Rattlesnake [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Campbell, Jonathan A., and William W. Lamar  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Venomous Reptiles of the Western Hemisphere, vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 870   
  Publisher: Cornell University Press   
  Publication Place: Ithaca, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8014-4141-2   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crotalus durissus, South American Rattlesnake [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crotalus durissus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xi + 511   
  Publisher: The Herpetologists' League   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-893777-01-4, 1-893777-00-6  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crotalus durissus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wüster, Wolfgang, J. E. Ferguson, J. A. Quijada-Mascareñas, C. E. Pook, M. da Graça Salomão, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Tracing an invasion: landbridges, refugia, and the phylogeography of the Neotropical rattlesnake (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalus durissus)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Ecology, vol. 14, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1095-1108   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0962-1083   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Crotalus durissus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: South America  
    Caribbean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: See comments in Campbell & Lamar (2004) concerning Crotalus durissus (for South American populations) and C. totonacus & the resurrected name C. simus (for Middle American populations)  
 

 

   

 
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