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Crotalus catalinensis

Santa Catalina Island Rattlesnake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 73 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • ovoviviparous ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Crotalus catalinensis  ACHI Sochoj, BILOXI NdÉsi Xidi', CAJUN FRENCH Serpent Sonnette, CENTRAL NAHUATL Colcoatl, Ecacóatl, Ehecacóatl, CENTRAL TARAHUMARA Chachámuri, Chamurá, Chanébari, Sayahui, Sinohui Chamarara, CHEROKEE U N'tso' N' Ti', U Tso'n(a) Ti, CHEYENNE Xamáa øe øenovotse, CHICKASAW Ittiwasha'chi, Ittiwashanchi', Sintishtahallo', Sishto', CHIPPEWA Zhiishiigweg, CHOCTAW Sintullo, CHOL Ajluk', COMANCHE Wasinaboo, Wuhkitsu Tsu Ikatu, Wuhtsabeyakatu, CREE Sesikwewi Kinepik, DAKOTA Si¤tehda, DUTCH Ractel Slange, Ratel Slangen, Ratelslang, ENGLISH Bell Snake, Buzz Tail, Catalina Island Rattlesnake, Chatter Viper, Diamond Back, Muscial Jack, Rattle Tail Snake, Rattleless Rattlesnake, Rattlesnake, Rusty Back, Santa Catalina Island Rattleless R/S, Santa Catalina Island Rattlesnake, Santa Catalina Rattleless Rattlesnake, Santa Catalina Rattlesnake, Sizzle Tail, Snattle Rake, FINNISH Kalkkarokäärmeet, FRENCH Crotale, Crotale De Santa Catalina, Crotale Diamant, Serpent à Sonnette, Vipere à Queuë Sonnante, GERMAN Klapperschlange, Rassellose Klapperschlange, Santa Catalina Klapperschlange, Waldklapperschlange, HOPI Tsuu'a, HUASTEC Tzahuil, ITALIAN Crotalo, Serpente A Sonagli, Sonagli, KOASATI Cintó Cobá, LAKOTA SiÕte'hla, NAVAJO Siláo Habitiin, Tl'iish 'ádaanínígíí, NEZ PERCE Shaptin Pyuø, NORTHERN TEPEHUAN Quii'ñ Cam Co', OFO Okte'fi Taphe'su, Taph'su O Kte'fi, OSAGE Shé Ki, PEñOLES MIXTEC Koo Kaa, PIMA BAJO Ko'owi, Kohko'owi, PORTUGUESE Cascavel, Caxcabel, POTAWATOMI Shanwe'nge', SAN MATEO DEL MAR HUAVE Mixoob Ndiüc, SENECA Uhsikwêôt, SERI Cocázni, SIKSIKA Omahhsisttsiiksiinaa, Sapittsikotoyi, SPANISH Alicante, Bíbora, Cascabel, Cascabel De La Isla Santa Catalina, Cascabel Sin Cascabel, Crotalo, Crótalo De La Isla Santa Catalina, Raboseco, Señora De La Serpientes, Serpiente De Cascabel, Serpiente De Cascabel De Santa Catalina, Trompito, Víbora De Cascabel, Vívora, TABASCO ZOQUE Xakaka7, TEWA Qwæ ìPu', TOHONO O'ODHAM Ko'owi, Kohko'owi, UNCODED LANGUAGES Ah Tsab Kan, Ah Tsab Ti' Kan, Ahaw Kan, Ahaw Tsab, Chak Ahaw Kan, Chi Kix Kan, Chik Chan, Ek' Ahaw Kan, K'an Ahaw Kan, Sak Ahaw Kan, Tsabkan, Tu Jtsúmum, UNDETERMINED LANGUAGE Yacachtli, YAQUI Aakame, YUCATECO Ahaucan, ZAPOTEC Bgüiz', Gwbiz, Xbi' ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Crotalinae

  • Pit vipers
  • IV. Genus Crotalus

  • Rattlesnakes
  • V. Species Crotalus catalinensis

  • Santa Catalina Island Rattlesnake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 241
Look up complete taxonomic records of Crotalus catalinensis (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).