Higher classification Crotalus molossus
Order Scaled reptiles
|Scientific name Crotalus molossus estebanensis|
Similar Rattlesnake, Crotalus molossus, Snake, Crotalus mitchellii angelensis, Reptile
Crotalus molossus estebanensis is a venomous pitviper subspecies endemic to San Estéban Island, Mexico.
Adults grow to a maximum reported length of 98.2 cm.
Known only from the type locality, which is "San Estéban Island, Gulf of California, Mexico.
This species is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (v3.1, 2001). Species are listed as such due to their wide distribution, presumed large population, or because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category. The population trend is stable. Year assessed: 2007.