Definition of Sistrurus catenatus

1. Noun. Pygmy rattlesnake found in moist areas from the Great Lakes to Mexico; feeds on mice and small amphibians.

Exact synonyms: Massasauga, Massasauga Rattler
Generic synonyms: Rattler, Rattlesnake
Group relationships: Genus Sistrurus, Sistrurus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sistrurus Catenatus

Sirius
Sirrah
Sirte
Sison
Sison amomum
Sissy
Sistani Persian
Sister
Sister Joseph's nodule
Sister Mary Joseph Dempsey
Sisters
Sistine
Sistrunk
Sistrunk operation
Sistrurus
Sistrurus catenatus
Sistrurus miliaris
Sisymbrium barbarea
Sisymbrium officinale
Sisymbrium tanacetifolia
Sisyphean
Sisyphism
Sisyphus
Sisyphusean
Sisyridae
Sisyrinchium
Sita
Sitka
Sitka spruce
Sitka willow

Literary usage of Sistrurus catenatus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"sistrurus catenatus catenatus COPE Ann. Rep. US Nat. Mus. 1898 (1900), p. 1146, fig. 329. TYPE LOCALITY : Prairies of the upper Missouri. ..."

2. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"sistrurus catenatus edwardsii STEJNEGER, Report US Nat. Mus. for 1893, 1895, p. ... sistrurus catenatus consors BROWN, Proc. Acad Nat. Sci. Phila., 1901, p. ..."

3. Therapeutic Gazette (1912)
"sistrurus catenatus, Rafinesque (Plate VII, Fig. 1). The Massasauga is larger and stouter than ... sistrurus catenatus, Edwardsii, or Con- sors (B. & G.). ..."

4. Biennial Report by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"sistrurus catenatus CATENATUS Rafinesque. Massasauga. One specimen from the Canadian river, west of Norman. ..."

5. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"These are the Western Massasauga, sistrurus catenatus edwardsii; the Black-tailed Rattlesnake, Crotalus molossus; the Western Diamond Rattlesnake, C. atrox; ..."

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