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Crotalus

 [krot´ah-lus]
a large genus of venomous rattlesnakes with numerous species in North America and others in Central and South America. See also snakebite.

Crotalus

(krot'ă-lŭs),
A genus of rattlesnakes (family Crotalidae) native to North America, having large fangs that are replaced periodically throughout life and a venom that is both neurotoxic and hemolytic. The largest species are the diamondbacks of the southern states (Crotalus adamanteus) and western states (Crotalus atrox); the smallest are the pigmy rattlers (Sistrurus miliarius barbouri, S. miliarius streckeri, and S. miliarius miliarius.
[G. krotalon, a rattle, fr. krotos, a rattling noise]

Crotalus

/Cro·ta·lus/ (kro´tah-lus) a genus of rattlesnakes.

Crotalus

[krot′älus]
a large genus of venomous rattlesnakes with numerous species in North America and others in Central and South America. See also snakebite.

Crotalus


crotalus

a fibrinogen-clotting enzyme found in the venom of Crotalus adamanteus (rattlesnake).
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Reproductive potential and cycles in female Crotalus atrox from northwestern Texas.
Food habits of the western diamond back rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox, in Texas (Viperidae).
Eight long-term captive western diamondback rattlesnakes, Crotalus atrox, were observed in this study.
Tetrathyridia (Cestoidea: Cyclophyllidea) in the western diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox (Serpentes: Viperidae).
Subjects were 12 rattlesnakes (3 Crotalus atrox, 3 Crotalus oreganus oreganus, 3 Crotalus oreganus lutosus, and 3 Crotalus oreganus helleri).
Female reproduction in the western diamondbacked rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox (Serpentes: Viperidae) from Arizona.
This is in contrast to the western rattlesnake, Crotalus viridis, the western diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus atrox, the Mojave rattlesnake, Crotalus scutulatus and the tiger rattlesnake, Crotalus tigris in which the major period of spermiogenesis occurs in summer-autnumn (Aldridge 1979a, Jacob et al.
cyrtopsis and Crotalus atrox most frequently and Salvadora hexalepis and Salvadora grahamiae, Micruroides euryxanthus, and Lampropeltis getula rarely.
Six Crotalus atrox from our colony (N = 10) were randomly selected as subjects.