Product ID L1223
Name Crotalus viridis viridis 
Common Name(s) Western Rattlesnake
Origin USA
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Crotalus viridis viridis
Taxonomic Classification
  • Class : Reptilia
  • Order : Squamata
  • Suborder : Serpentes
  • Family : Viperidae
  • Subfamily :  Crotalinae
  • Genus :  Crotalus

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