List of rattlesnake species and subspecies

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Rattlesnakes
Portrait of a Rattlesnake.jpg
Eastern diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus adamanteus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Viperidae
Subfamily: Crotalinae
Genus: Crotalus / Sistrurus

This list of rattlesnake species and subspecies includes the genera Crotalus[1] and Sistrurus.[2] It follows the taxonomy currently provided by ITIS, which is based on the continuing work of Dr. Roy McDiarmid.[3][4]

Crotalus[edit]

Sistrurus[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crotalus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 23 August 2007. 
  2. ^ "Sistrurus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 23 August 2007. 
  3. ^ McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  4. ^ http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/perry/bios/McdiarmidRoy.htm Roy Mcdiarmid biography