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Crotalus enyo

Baja California Rattlesnake

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

  • up to 90 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • 18 to 21 cm ref
  • Reproduction

  • ovoviviparous ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Crotalus enyo  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 Baja California Rattlesnake, Bell Snake, Buzz Tail, Chatter Viper, Diamond Back, Lower California Rattlesnake, Muscial Jack, Rattle Tail Snake, Rattlesnake, Rusty Back, Saint Lucas Rattlesnake, Sizzle Tail, Snattle Rake, FINNISH Kalkkarokäärmeet, FRENCH Crotale, Crotale De Basse Californie, Crotale Diamant, Serpent à Sonnette, Vipere à Queuë Sonnante, GERMAN Baja Klapperschlange, Klapperschlange, Niederkalifornische 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 Baja California, Crotalo, Raboseco, Señora De La Serpientes, Serpiente De Cascabel, 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
Crotalus enyo enyo ENGLISH Baja California Rattlesnake, Lower California Rattlesnake, SPANISH Cascabel De Baja California ref
Crotalus enyo furvus ENGLISH Rosario Rattlesnake, GERMAN Rosario Klapperschlange, SPANISH Cascabel De Rosario ref
Crotalus enyo cerralvensis ENGLISH Cerralvo Island Rattlesnake, Cerralvo Rattlesnake, SPANISH Cascabel De La Isla Cerralvo 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 enyo

  • Baja California rattlesnake
  • VI. snakeID

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