Crotalus adamanteus Palisot de Beauvois, 1799
Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (English)
Eastern diamondback rattlesnake
Ecology and 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)
Types: None designated.
Type-locality: Not specifically stated in original description. Proposed by Schmidt, Check List N. Am. Amph. Rept., 6th ed., 280pp. (McDiarmid et al., 1999).
- Crotalus durissus BOULENGER 1896 (synonym)