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Crotalinae  Oppel, 1811
Taxonomic Serial No.: 634394

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Genus Agkistrodon Palisot de Beauvois, 1799 – Copperheads, Cottonmouths, American Moccasins 
                                        Genus Atropoides Werman, 1992  
                                        Genus Bitis Gray, 1842  
                                        Genus Bothriechis Peters, 1859  
                                        Genus Bothrocophias Gutberlet and Campbell, 2001  
                                        Genus Bothrops Wagler, 1824  
                                        Genus Calloselasma Cope, 1860  
                                        Genus Cerrophidion Campbell and Lamar, 1992  
                                        Genus Crotalus Linnaeus, 1758 – Rattlesnakes 
                                        Genus Deinagkistrodon Gloyd, 1979  
                                        Genus Gloydius Hoge and Romano-Hoge, 1981  
                                        Genus Hypnale Fitzinger, 1843  
                                        Genus Lachesis Daudin, 1803  
                                        Genus Mixcoatlus Jadin, H. M. Smith and Campbell, 2011  
                                        Genus Ophryacus Cope, 1887  
                                        Genus Ovophis Burger, 1981  
                                        Genus Porthidium Cope, 1871  
                                        Genus Protobothrops Hoge and Romano-Hoge, 1983  
                                        Genus Sistrurus Garman, 1884 – Massasaugas, Pigmy Rattlesnakes, Pygmy Rattlesnakes 
                                        Genus Trimeresurus Lacépède, 1804  
                                        Genus Tropidolaemus Wagler, 1830  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Crotalinae    
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  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  
  Reference for: Crotalinae   

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