Higher classification Crotalus intermedius
|Scientific name Crotalus intermedius gloydi|
Similar Crotalus intermedius, Rattlesnake, Crotalus molossus estebanensis, Crotalus mitchellii angelensis, Snake
Crotalus intermedius gloydi is a venomous pitviper subspecies found in Mexico in the states of Oaxaca and Puebla.
The subspecific name, gloydi, is in honor of American herpetologist Howard K. Gloyd.
This subspecies can be identified by its scalation. It is characterized by having the postnasal scale in broad contact with the first supralabial scale. Also, the postnasal is usually not in contact with any other supralabial scale.
Crotalus intermedius gloydi is found in Mexico, in south, central and northern Oaxaca, as well as in central Puebla.
The type locality given is "Cerro San Felipe (elevation 10,000 ft. [= 3,048 m]) near [15 km northwest of] Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico".