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WESTERN MASSASAUGA
Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus

Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus  from   Johnson   County, Texas
                                                                   Photo by Mike Malevich
Juvenile Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Juvenile Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus from Johnson Co.,  Tx.
                                                                   Photo by Mike Malevich

Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus   from   Taylor   County,  Texas
                                                                     Photo by Michael Price


Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs in Texas, along the upper Gulf Coast, northward throughout central and northcentral parts of the state and into the eastern part of the Panhandle.

Legal Status:  The Western Massasauga has no protected status in our region.


Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus  from   Motley   County,  Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky
Range of Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Range of Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus  Map by T. Lott, SWCHR

Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus  from   Motley   County,  Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky
Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus  from   Motley   County,  Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky

Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus  from   Dickens  County,  Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky
Western Massasauga - Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus Sistrurus catenatus tergerminus  from   Motley   County,  Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky





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