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massasauga

/mas·sa·sau·ga/ (mas″ah-saw´gah) Sistrurus catenatus, a small venomous rattlesnake in the United States and northern Mexico.

massasauga

(măs′ə-sô′gə)
n.
A small, variably colored rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus) of North America, often found in moist areas.
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The eastern massasaugas in this investigation carrying the fungal infection were from 2 discontiguous sites; therefore, direct transmission is not necessary.
Responses of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) to Prescribed Burns Wetland Habitats.
in Missouri massasaugas mainly utilize wet prairie and to a lesser extent drier upland prairie habitat with minimal shrub and tree cover (Seigel, 1986 and Johnson et al.
Eastern plains garters (Thamnophis radix radix) and eastern massasaugas (Sisturus catenatus catenatus) are listed as endangered on Ohio's threatened and endangered species list and found in Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area in Wyandot County, Ohio, USA.