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NORTHERN BLACK-TAILED RATTLESNAKE
Crotalus molossus molossus


Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus molossus molossus from the White Sands Missle Range
in southern New Mexico                            Photo by Doug Burkett
Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus   Crotalus  molossus  molossus   from   Yuma  County,   Arizona
                                   Photo courtesy of Thomas C. Brennan, Az PARC




Distribution:  In our region, Crotalus molossus molossus occurs throughout the central and Trans-Pecos regions of Texas and across the southern and central portions of New Mexico and Arizona.

Legal Status:  This species does not have protected status in any of the states where it occurs.



Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus  Crotalus  molossus  molossus  from  Maricopa County, Arizona                                                                           Photo by Kris Haas Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus molossus molossus from the Florida Mountains in Luna County, New Mexico                                   Photo by James D. Bear

Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus molossus molossus from the Pandale area of  Val Verde
County, Texas                                  Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR
Habitat of Crotalus molossus molossus in Santa Cruz Co., Arizona Habitat  of  Crotalus  molossus  molossus  in Santa Cruz Co., Az.
                                                        Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR

Habitat of Crotalus molossus molossus in Val Verde County, Texas Habitat  of  Crotalus  molossus  molossus  in Val Verde Co., Tx.
                                                       Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR
Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus molossus molossus  from the Pandale area of Val Verde
County, Texas                                   Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR

Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus  molossus  molossus   from   Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                          Photo by Bill White
Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus molossus molossus  from  Santa Cruz County,  Arizona
                                                                         Photo by Will Wells

Juvenile Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Juvenile Crotalus molossus molossus from Upton County,  Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky
Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus  molossus  molossus    from   Pima  County,      Arizona
                                                                        Photo by Orry Martin

Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus molossus molossus    from   Crockett   County,   Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky
Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Head shot of Crotalus molossus molossus from Crockett County,
Texas                                                          Photo by Ben Stupavsky

Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus molossus molossus   from     Crockett   County,   Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky
Northern Black-tailed Rattlesnake - Crotalus molossus molossus Crotalus  molossus  molossus  from   Crockett   County,   Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky





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