Crotalus tigris

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Crotalus tigris


Taxonavigation: Viperoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Viperoidea

Familia: Viperidae
Subfamilia: Crotalinae
Genus: Crotalus
Species: Crotalus tigris


Crotalus tigris Kennicott in Baird, 1859: 14

  • Holotype: USNM 471, collected by A.C.V. Schott [U.S.-Mex. Boundary Survey] between 1854–1855.
  • Type locality: “Sierra Verde and Pozo Verde” [=Sierra del Pozo Verde], near Sasabe, Sonora, Mexico.


Primary references[edit]

  • Baird, S.F. 1859. Reptiles of the boundary, with notes by the naturalists of the survey. in United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, under the orders of Lieut. Col. W.H. Emory, Major First Cavalry, and United States Commissioner. Volume 2, Part 1. Government Printing Office, Washington. 36 pp. + 41 pls. BHL

Additional references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tiger Rattlesnake
español: Cascabel Tigre
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