Crotalus tigris

Crotalus tigris KENNICOTT 1859

Common Names

Tiger rattlesnake (English)

Languages: English

Overview

Common Names

Tiger rattlesnake

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

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Southwestern United States (south-central Arizona) and northwestern Mexico (Sonora); also on Isla Tiburón in the Gulf of California (McDiarmid et al., 1999).

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

Additional Notes

Notes

Holotype: USNM 471 (McDiarmid et al., 1999).

Type-locality: "Sierra Verde and Pozo Verde."  Pozo Verde is a spring located on the Sonoran side of the USA-Mexico border, near Sasabe.  It is on the western slope of the southern end of the Sierra Verde (McDiarmid et al., 1999).

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

References

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