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NORTHERN MOHAVE RATTLESNAKE
Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus

Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus  Crotalus  scutulatus  scutulatus  from  Antelope  Valley,   Los
 Angeles  County, California                  Photo by Rande M. Gallant
Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus from Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                             Photo courtesy of Randy Babb, Az PARC

Neonate Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus Neonate  Crotalus  scutulatus  scutulatus  from  the  Huachuca
Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona               Photo by Kris Haas
Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus from the  Huachuca Mountains,
Cochise County, Arizona                                 Photo by Kris Haas

Neonate Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus Neonate  Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus  from  Maricopa  Co.,
Arizona                                                           Photo by Will Wells
Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus with aberrant markings  An  aberrantly  patterned  Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus from
 Cochise County, Arizona                       Photo © 2008 Alice Abela


Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs throughout Trans-Pecos Texas, extreme southern New Mexico, extreme southwestern Utah, and the southern portions of Arizona, Nevada and California.

Legal Status:  In Utah, Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus is listed as a Wildlife Species of Concern. Throughout the remainder of our region, the species is afforded no protected status.


Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus  from   El  Paso  County,  Texas
                                                                     Photo by James D. Bear

Franklin Mountains in El Paso Co., Texas - Habitat of Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus Habitat  of  Crotalus  scutulatus  scutulatus   in   the   Franklin
Mountains of El Paso County Texas          Photo by James D. Bear
Northern Mohave Rattlesnake - Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus  Crotalus scutulatus scutulatus from Jeff Davis County, Texas
                                                              Photo by D. Craig Mc Intyre




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