Crotalus horridus Linnaeus 1758 (timber rattlesnake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

Belongs to Crotalus according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

See also Cope 1875, Holman 1974 and Holman 1985

Sister taxa: Crotalus adamanteus, Crotalus lepidus, Crotalus potterensis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (10: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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