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Crotalus ruber
Crotalus ruber
Red Diamond Rattlesnake
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 9092 3191 3541 0128 (1999-11-04)

Copyright © 1999 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  unknown
  • latitude 30.23030   longitude -114.95853   max error distance 326447 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks adjusted error based on extent of area
  • location   Baja California (Mexico)
  • class Reptilia
  • notes   western diamondback rattlesnake
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 51280
  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Red Diamond Rattlesnake, VĂ­bora-cascabel Colorada (ITIS )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Joe Newsome    Jul 11, 2001

    Action: changed name from "Crotalus atrox" to "Crotalus ruber "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "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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