Definition of Crotalus atrox

1. Noun. Largest and most dangerous North American snake; of southwestern United States and Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Western Diamondback, Western Diamondback Rattlesnake
Generic synonyms: Rattler, Rattlesnake
Group relationships: Crotalus, Genus Crotalus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crotalus Atrox

Crookes-Hittorf tube
Crookes radiometer
Crookes tube
Crosby capsule
Crotalaria sagitallis
Crotalaria spectabilis
Crotalus adamanteus
Crotalus antitoxin
Crotalus atrox
Crotalus cerastes
Crotalus horridus atricaudatus
Crotalus horridus horridus
Crotalus lepidus
Crotalus mitchellii
Crotalus scutulatus
Crotalus tigris
Crotalus toxin
Crotalus viridis
Croton bug
Croton bugs
Croton eluteria
Croton tiglium

Literary usage of Crotalus atrox

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)
"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 ..."

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