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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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Special animal abstract for Sistrurus catenatus catenatus (eastern massasauga).
Pathologic and hematologic responses to surgically implanted transmitters in eastern massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus).
Spatial ecology and multi-scale habitat selection by a threatened rattlesnake: the eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus).
Sistrurus catenatus catenatus (Rafinesque, 1818), Eastern Massasauga (I, II)
Michigan's only venomous snake, Sistrurus catenatus, has been recorded widely in Region I except for most of the Midland-Saginaw Bay-Thumb area, where it has only been recorded from Huron County.
Other species are considered at risk in Canada but are found more commonly in the U.S., such as the sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus), northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), burrowing owl (Speotyto cunicularia), eastern Massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus), and spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera).
Movements and habitat utilization by the massasaunga, Sistrurus catenatus catenatus.
All snakes: 25 0.043 (13) 0.027 (12) Five species collected since 1930 in Riley and Geary counties, but not reported before this date nor during this study were: Bufo americanus - Kansas: Riley Co: Manhattan, 1937 (MVZ 36857); Eumeces faciatus - Kansas: Riley Co: Manhattan, 1933 (SDSNH 15577-80); Eumeces septentrionalis - Kansas: Riley Co: Exit 310 on I-70, 1975 (KU 158488); Sceloporus undulatus - Kansas: Riley Co: Manhattan, 1937 (MVZ 36879-80); and Sistrurus catenatus - [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 3 OMITTED] [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 4 OMITTED] Kansas: Riley Go: Sec.
Sistrurus catenatus (Reptilia: Crotalidae) from the Cuatro Cienegas Basin, Coahuila, Mexico.