Tiger rattlesnake

The Tiger rattlesnake is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Tiger Rattlesnake is a small snake reaching less than 31 inches in length. The dorsal side of the Tiger Rattlesnake consist of many irregular, grey or brownish crossbands. The crossbands are composed of many small poorly defined dots. More

TIGER RATTLESNAKE Crotalus tigris Venomous DESCRIPTION: A medium sized rattlesnake (up to 885 mm or 35" in total length excluding rattle). Base coloration is variable (even within local populations). Most specimens are either blue-gray or orange-brown. More

Tiger Rattlesnakes (Crotalus tigris) are rare snakes found in the deserts of the southwestern United States. Even though these snakes are not commonly seen in the wild, they can be identified if you come across one. Here's how to identify a Tiger Rattlesnake. More

The average size of a mature Tiger Rattlesnake is 1.5 - 2.5 feet in length, with some getting as large as 3 feet. Description The Tiger Rattlesnake is a relatively small snake. The body of the snake is brown, grey, or sometimes pinkish-grey. More

The Tiger Rattlesnake is found only in rocky canyons, hillsides and ravines in deserts or grasslands and are most active after rains. They are nocturnal and begin foraging when the sun goes down. More

The tiger rattlesnake (Crotalus tigris) is found only in Sonora and Arizona. It is characterized by its small head and large rattle. The color may vary from gray to pink, with darker bands comprised of tiny dots. More

tiger rattlesnake, Crotalus tigris = Definition: tiger rattlesnake, Crotalus tigris having irregularly cross-banded back; of arid foothills and canyons of southern Arizona and Mexico Home of Wiki & Reference Answers, the world’s leading Q&A siteReference AnswersEnglish▼English▼ More

Tiger Rattlesnake - Crotalus tigris leaf A relatively small species with adult reaching less than 100 cm in length. The largest specimen on record measured 88.5 cm. Proportionally, the head is small and the rattle is large. More

The Tiger Rattlesnake is from the order Squamata. Species from this order are amphisbaenians, lizards or snakes. There are over 6,000 living species belonging to the squamata order - it is the largest order of all reptiles. More

tiger rattlesnake - having irregularly cross-banded back; of arid foothills and canyons of southern Arizona and MexicoCrotalus tigrisrattler, rattlesnake - pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shakenCrotalus, genus Crotalus - large rattlesnakes; seldom bite unless startled or pursuing More

Above and below: This beautiful Tiger Rattlesnake was one of many highlights of our August 2008 trip to southeastern Arizona. We spent a lot of time looking for reptiles and amphibians and were quite shocked to reach a total of 38 herp species. More

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This was the first Tiger Rattlesnake that I personally discovered, so it was a nice end to a great trip. Printed references: * Bartlett, R. D., Tennant, A. 2000. More

The Tiger Rattlesnake (Crotalus tigris) can be an orange-brown color, like this one, or blue-gray. It's a medium sized snake. It is found in Maricopa County up to an elevation of about 5,000 feet. It likes rocky habitats. More

Tiger Rattlesnake Crotalus tigris = enlarge + Tiger Rattlesnake More

Tiger rattlesnakes are found in Saguaro National Park (SAGU) in both the Rincon and Tucson Mountain Districts, and in Organ Pipe Cactus Naitional Monument (ORPI). More

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Tiger rattlesnake: While this snake is active from spring through late fall, its peak of activity correlates with the summer monsoons. Though not rare, it is rarely seen; it is primarily nocturnal. More

Tiger Rattlesnake ( Crotalus tigris ) = Tiger Rattlesnake | Crotalus tigris photo Crotalus tigris, adult with rattle painted for identification. Photograph by Al Coritz. GNU Free Documentation License. More

Common names

tiger rattlesnake in English - English
Tiger-Klapperschlange in German - Deutsch
Tigerklapperschlange in German - Deutsch
Víbora-cascabel tigre in Spanish - español

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Order : Squamata
Family : Viperidae
Genus : Crotalus
Species : Crotalus tigris
Authority : KENNICOTT 1859