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Crotalus intermedius gloydi

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Vertebrata
Suborder  Serpentes
Higher classification  Crotalus intermedius
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Squamata
Family  Viperidae
Rank  Subspecies
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.

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Etymology

The subspecific name, gloydi, is in honor of American herpetologist Howard K. Gloyd.

Description

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.

Geographic range

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".

References

Crotalus intermedius gloydi Wikipedia


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