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Higher TaxaViperidae, Crotalinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
SubspeciesCrotalus pricei pricei VAN DENBURGH 1895
Crotalus pricei miquihuanus GLOYD 1940 
Common Namespricei: Western Twin Spotted Rattlesnake, Arizona Twin Spotted Rattlesnake
G: Prices Klapperschlange
miquihuanus: Eastern Twin Spotted Rattlesnake
S: Cascabel de Manchas-gemelas 
SynonymCrotalus pricei pricei VAN DENBURGH 1895: 856
Crotalus pricei VAN DENBURGH 1895
Crotalus pricei pricei SMITH 1946
Crotalus pricei pricei — KLAUBER 1952: 40
Crotalus pricei — STEBBINS 1985: 233
Crotalus pricei pricei — LINER 1994
Crotalus pricei — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 291
Aechmophrys (Cottonus) pricei — HOSER 2009
Crotalus pricei — WALLACH et al. 2014: 193

Crotalus pricei miquihuanus GLOYD 1940
Crotalus triseriatus miquihuanus GLOYD 1940: 102
Crotalus pricei miquihuanus — SMITH 1946
Crotalus pricei miquihuanus — KLAUBER 1952: 44
Crotalus pricei miquihuanus — LINER 1994
Crotalus pricei miquihuanus — BRYSON 2007 
DistributionUSA (SE Arizona), Mexico (W Sonora, E Chihuahua, W Durango, SE Coahuila, S Nuevo Leon, SW Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Nayarit)

miquihuanus: Mexico (SE Nuevo Leon, SW Tamaulipas, SE Coahuila); Type locality: "Cerro PotosI, near Galeana, Nuevo Leon"

pricei: USA (SE Arizona), Mexico (Durango); Type locality: "Huachuca Mts., [Cochise Co.,] Arizona."  
TypesHolotype: CAS-SUR 1702
Holotype: FMNH 30850 [miquihuanus] 

Nomenclature: Hoser’s 2009 classification and nomenclature has been rejected as unnecessary and unavailable by WÜSTER & BERNILS 2011. 
EtymologyThe specific name is a patronym honoring the collector of the holotype, William W. Price, and the subspecific name was derived from the region where it was originally described, Miquihuana, Tamaulipas. 
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