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Great Basin Rattlesnake - Crotalus oreganus lutosus

Klauber, 1930

(= Crotalus lutosus )
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range map

Yellow = C. o. lutosus
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observation link


Adult, White Pine County, Nevada
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Adult, Washoe County, Nevada Juvenile, Washoe County, Nevada
© Don Johnson
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Great Basin Rattlesnake
Great Basin Rattlesnake
Adult, Mineral County, Nevada.
© Brad Alexander
Adult, Washoe County, Nevada
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Adult, White Pine County, Nevada Juvenile, Washoe County, Nevada
© Lou Silva
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Den site in Washoe County, Nevada, where snakes have been seen for at least 20 years.
© Tom Green - TomGreenPhotography.com
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Great Basin Rattlesnake
 
Adult, Elko County © Bill Bachman Tail and Rattle  
     
Habitat
Great Basin Rattlesnake habitat Great Basin Rattlesnake habitat Great Basin Rattlesnake habitat
Adult, Washoe County, Nevada Adult, Washoe County, Nevada Adult, Washoe County, Nevada
Great Basin Rattlesnake habitat Great Basin Gophersnake habitat Salt Lake Valley Short-horned Lizard habitat
Habitat, Washoe County, Nevada Habitat, Nye County, Nevada Habitat, White Pine County, Nevada
  lutosus habitat  
  Habitat, Elko County © Bill Bachman  
     
Videos and Sound
Great Basin Rattlesnake Great Basin Rattlesnake sound

A Great Basin Rattlesnake rattles at night in the Nevada desert. A Great Basin Rattlesnake crawls under a bush and rattles in the afternoon in eastern Siskiyou County. Listen to a Great Basin Rattlesnake rattling.  © Jeff Rice
Not to be used without permission.
(Listen to more recordings of this snake at the Western Soundscape Archive)



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