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Speckled Rattlesnake

Speckled Rattlesnakes are a species of venomous vipers that are found in parts of USA and Mexico in 5 recognized subspecies.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Viperidae
    Genus Crotalus
    Species C. mitchellii
    Scientific Name Crotalus mitchellii

    Other Names Mitchell’s rattlesnake, white rattlesnake
    Length Varies between subspecies, but not more than 100 cm (39 in)
    Coloration Alteranting patterns in sand yellow, beige, white and brown
    Distribution Southwestern United States and northern parts of Mexico
    Habitat Dense vegetation and dry forest regions
    Diet Lizards, rodents, frogs and insects
    Venom Fact Venomous
    Breeding Season Varies between subspecies
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on January 30th 2019 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 17th June 2019.

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