Definition of Crotalus atrox
1. Noun. Largest and most dangerous North American snake; of southwestern United States and Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Rattler, Rattlesnake
Group relationships: Crotalus, Genus Crotalus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crotalus Atrox
Literary usage of Crotalus atrox
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1. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"crotalus atrox BAIRD and GIRARD crotalus atrox BAIRD and GIRARD Cat. N. Amer. Rept., Pt. 1, 1853, p. 5. Crotalus adamanteus atrox COPE Ann. Rep. US Nat. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"Microscopically, the condition was fairly uniform in all. In crotalus atrox many of the wide air cells were distended with compact masses of cellular ..."