Crotalus adamanteus

Crotalus adamanteus Palisot de Beauvois, 1799

Common Names

Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (English)

Languages: English

Overview

Common Names

Eastern diamondback rattlesnake

Author(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam
Rights holder(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Southeastern USA: along the Gulf Coast from southeastern Louisiana and southern Mississippi eastward through peninsular Florida, including the Florida Keys, northward along the coastal plain to southeastern North Carolina (McDiarmid, et al. 1999)

Author(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam
Rights holder(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam

Additional Notes

Notes

Types: None designated.

Type-locality: Not specifically stated in original description.  Proposed by Schmidt, Check List N. Am. Amph. Rept., 6th ed., 280pp.[230] (McDiarmid et al., 1999).

Author(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam
Rights holder(s): Mohammadi, Shabnam

Taxonomy

  • Crotalus durissus BOULENGER 1896 (synonym)

References

McDiarmid, R. W., Campbell J. A., & TourĂ© T'S. A. (1999).  Snake species of the world: A taxonomic and geographic reference.. 1, 511. Washington, DC: The Herpetologists' League.