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Crotalus armstrongi CAMPBELL, 1979

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesMexican Dusky Rattlesnake 
SynonymCrotalus triseriatus armstrongi CAMPBELL 1979: 365
Crotalus triseriatus armstrongi — BEAMAN & HAYES 2008
Crotalus triseriatus armstrongi — MAYER-GOYENECHEA & GUAL 2014: 275
Crotalus armstrongi — BRYSON et al. 2014 
DistributionMexico (Jalisco, Nayarit)

Type locality: "Rancho San Francisco, 1.5 mi NW Tapalpa, Jalisco, Mexico, elevation 2103 m." Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: UTA R6258 

Nomenclature: Hoser’s 2009 classification and nomenclature has been rejected as unnecessary and unavailable by WÜSTER & BERNILS 2011.

Synonymy: Listed as a synonym of Crotalus triseriatus by WALLACH et al. 2014: 197. 
  • Beaman, K.R. & Hayes, W.K. 2008. Rattlesnakes: Research Trends and Annotated Checklist. In: Hayes et al. (eds), The biology of rattlesnakes. Loma Linda University Press, pp. 5-16
  • BRYSON, ROBERT W.; JR., CHARLES W. LINKEM, MICHAEL E. DORCAS, AMY LATHROP, JASON M. JONES, JAVIER ALVARADO-DÍAZ, CHRISTOPH I. GRÜNWALD & ROBERT W. MURPHY 2014. Multilocus species delimitation in the Crotalus triseriatus species group (Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae), with the description of two new species. Zootaxa 3826 (3): 475–496 - get paper here
  • Campbell, J.A. 1979. A new rattlesnake (Reptilia, Serpentes, Viperidae) from Jalisco, Mexico. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 81 (4): 365–370 - get paper here
  • Gual-Diaz, M. & Rendón-Correa, A. 2014. Bosques mesófilos de Montaña de México. CONABIO (Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad), México. 352 pp.
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
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