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RED DIAMOND RATTLESNAKE
Crotalus ruber

Red Diamond Rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber
Crotalus ruber from San Diego Co., California    Photo by Lee Hull
Red Diamond Rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber Crotalus ruber from Riverside Co., California     Photo by Lee Hull

Distribution:  In our region, Crotalus ruber occurs only in extreme southwestern California.

Legal Status:  The California Department of Fish and Game lists Crotalus ruber as a Species of Special Concern due to loss of habitat in the coastal area of southern California.


Red Diamond Rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber  Crotalus ruber from Riverside Co., California      Photo by Lee Hull

Red Diamond Rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber  Crotalus ruber from Riverside Co., California     Photo by Lee Hull Red Diamond Rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber  Crotalus ruber from San Diego Co., California    Photo by Lee Hull

Red Diamond Rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber Crotalus ruber from Imperial Co., California     Photo by Will Wells Red Diamond Rattlesnake - Crotalus ruber Crotalus ruber from Riverside Co., California  Photo by Diego Ortiz





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