Sistrurus


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Sistrurus

 [sis-troo´rus]
a genus of small rattlesnakes widely distributed throughout the United States, having symmetrical plates covering their heads.

Sistrurus

(sis-troor′ŭs) [L. sistrurus fr Gr. seistrouros, tail shaker]
A genus of small poisonous rattlesnakes that includes the pygmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius).
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Effects of mowing and summer burning on the massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus).
Hematology, plasma biochemistry, and serology of selected viral diseases in wild-caught eastern massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) from Illinois.
(14.) Cheatwood J, Jacobson E , May G, Farell M, Homer L, Samuelson A, KimbroughW.Anoutbreak of fungal dermatitis and stomatitis in a free-ranging population of pigmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus Miliarius Barbouri) in Florida.
Ecology and conservation of an endangered rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus) in Missouri, USA.
The question of whether the rattlers might just be hanging around a good spot or whether mothers were too warn out to move inspired a Florida team to devise a test of maternal behavior in Carolina pygmy rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius).
We conducted a pilot study to begin evaluating the use of pre-burn mowing to reduce or eliminate Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus c.
Reproduction in the desert massasauga, Sistrurus catenotus edwardsii, in Arizona and Colorado.
Karner Blue Butterfly and Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake, Wisconsin: Over the past 2 years, Wisconsin's Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) and eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) Endangered Species Landowner Incentive Program has worked with 178 landowners contributing over 3,137 acres (1,270 ha) of habitat restoration and protection in the oak and pine barren regions of central Wisconsin.
These include animals such as the Kirtland's warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii), slender glass lizard (Ophisaurus attenuatus), eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus c.
obsoleta) and eastern Massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus c.
So one awaits the result of the budget wars with visions of Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista swishing down runways in beautiful Cougar (Felis concolor) coats with Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) trim, Eastern Woodrat (Neotoma floridana) muffs and eye-bashing belts of Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus).