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Crotalus tancitarensis ALVARADO-DÍAZ & CAMPBELL, 2004

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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCrotalus tancitarensis ALVARADO-DÍAZ & CAMPBELL 2004
Crotalus triseriatus triseriatus — SCHMIDT & SHANNON 1947
Crotalus intermedius intermedius — KLAUBER 1952
Crotalus tancitarensis — BEAMAN & HAYES 2008
Aechmophrys (Cottonus) tancitarensis — HOSER 2009
Crotalus tancitarensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 195 
DistributionSW Mexico (Michoacán)

Type locality: Cerro Tancítaro, Michoacán, Mexico, elevation 3225 m (19° 24’ 13’’ N, 102° 19’ 45’’ W). Map legend:
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Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: CPUM (INIRENA) 309 (Univ. Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo) 
CommentVenomous!

Nomenclature: Hoser’s 2009 classification and nomenclature has been rejected as unnecessary and unavailable by WÜSTER & BERNILS 2011. 
References
  • Alvarado-Diaz, J. & Campbell, J.A. 2004. A new montane rattlesnake (Viperidae) from Michoacán, Mexico. Herpetologica 60 (2): 281-286 - get paper here
  • 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 Jr, Robert W.; Robert W. Murphy,Matthew R. Graham, Amy Lathrop and David Lazcano 2011. Ephemeral Pleistocene woodlands connect the dots for highland rattlesnakes of the Crotalus intermedius group. Journal of Biogeography 38: - get paper here
  • Heimes, P. 2016. Snakes of Mexico. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 572 pp
  • Hoser, R. 2009. A reclassification of the rattlesnakes; species formerly exclusively referred to the genera Crotalus and Sistrurus. Australasian J. Herpetol. 3: 1-21 - get paper here
  • Klauber, Laurence M. 1952. Taxonomic studies on rattlesnakes of Mainland Mexico. Bulletins of the Zoological Society of San Diego (26): 1-143
  • Schmidt, Karl P.;Shannon, Frederick A. 1947. Notes on amphibians and reptiles of Michoacan, Mexico. Zoological Series of Field Museum of Natural History 31 (9): 63-85
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Wüster, W. & Bérnils, R.S. 2011. On the generic classification of the rattlesnakes, with special reference to the Neotropical Crotalus durissus complex (Squamata: Viperidae). ZOOLOGIA 28 (4): 417–419
 
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