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Photo ID: 9092 3191 3541 0128
Current Taxon: Crotalus ruber
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Location: Mexico, Baja California
Photographer's ID: Crotalus atrox
Photo Submitted: 1999-11-04
Annotation: 1 annotation

Photo ©1999 California Academy of Sciences

Annotation History

Date Name Action Animal Name Before Changes Animal Name Changed to
Annotation Notes
07/11/2001 Joe Newsome  taxon changed Crotalus atrox (Western Diamondback Rattlesnake) Crotalus ruber (Red Diamond Rattlesnake)
This is a Red diamond rattlesnake. The reddish color is the primary identifier. The location of "Baja" is also a clue since C. atrox is only found in the extreme NE corner while C. ruber is on the entire penninsula
 

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