Product ID L1207
Name Crotalus ravus 
Common Name(s) Mexican Pygmy Rattlesnake
Origin Mexico
Purity >99%
Form Lyophilized powder
Packaging In vacuum sealed glass vials, in secured parcel.
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Crotalus ravus
Taxonomic Classification
  • Class : Reptilia
  • Order : Squamata
  • Suborder : Serpentes
  • Family : Viperidae
  • Subfamily :  Crotalinae
  • Genus :  Sistrurus

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