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ARIZONA RIDGE-NOSED RATTLESNAKE
Crotalus willardi willardi

Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                     Photo by York Morgan
Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                     Photo by York Morgan

Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                        Photo by Diego Ortiz
Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                     Photo by York Morgan

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs only in the Santa Rita, Huachuca, Patagonia and Whetstone Mountains as well as in the Canelo Hills, all located in the southeastern corner of Arizona.

Legal Status:  Crotalus willardi willardi is protected as a Threatened Species in Arizona. It is also Arizona's official state reptile.


Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                             Photo courtesy of Jeff Servoss, Az PARC

Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                          Photo by Kris Haas
Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                          Photo by Kris Haas

Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus willardi willardi  from the  Huachuca  Mountains  of
southeastern Arizona                                        Photo by Will Wells
Range of Crotalus willardi willardi
Range of Crotalus willardi willardi      Map by Tom Lott, SWCHR

Juvenile Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Juvenile Crotalus willardi willardi from Cochise Co., Arizona
                                                                         Photo by Bill White
Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                         Photo by Bill White

Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                         Photo by Bill White
Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake - Crotalus willardi willardi Crotalus  willardi  willardi    from  Cochise  County,  Arizona
                                                                    Photo by Ben Stupavsky





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