Sistrurus ravus is a venomous pit viper species, found only in Mexico. Three subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described. PDF | On Jun 1, , Rafael Alejandro Calzada-Arciniega and others published Crotalus ravus (Mexican Pygmy Rattlesnake) Diet. PDF | On Sep 30, , Anibal Díaz de la Vega-Pérez and others published Natural History Notes: Crotalus ravus, diet.

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Amphibians and reptiles of the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. Evolutionary morphology of the rattlesnake style. Anfibios y Reptiles; pp.

Mexican Pygmy Rattlesnake

Can grow to a maximum of about 0. Campbell and Lamar [4] describe this species as being found across the Mexican Plateau in the temperate regions of moderate to high elevations. If no motor vehicle or boat is available, the patient can be carried on a stretcher or hurdle, on the pillion or crossbar of a bicycle or on someone’s back. Found only in Mexico in the mountains in the center and south of the country, west of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.

Crotalus ravus Cope, Seek urgent medical attention. Copyright ToxinologyWCH. Geographic variation in the Mexican Pygmy rattlesnake, Sistrurus ravus, with the description of a new subspecies. A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Reprint, University of California Press, Berkeley. Myotoxicity Insufficient clinical reports to know. However, we cannot access every published paper of potential relevance, either because they are not available to us or are in a language we cannot translate internally.


Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Guerreran Pygmy Rattlesnake; ravus: Snakes of the Mexican state of Morelos.

We therefore do not accept legal responsibility for use of the information provided and we require that all users use information from this site at their own risk. Head is broad and distinct from narrow neck. General Systemic Effects Variable non-specific effects which may include headache, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, collapse or convulsions.

Polyvalent crotalid antivenom CroFabOvine, Fab. Mexico in the highlands of Oaxaca. This page was last edited on 27 Novemberat Mesoamerican Herpetology 3 4: Mexico in the Sierra Madre del Sur of central Guerrero. Molecular systematics and biogeographical history of pitvipers as determined by mitochondrial ribosomal DNA sequences.

Snakes of the World: Crotalus ravus Cope crtalus, Crotalus ravus Conservation status. Avoid peroral intake, absolutely no alcohol.

A study using mitochondrial DNA strongly suggests that C. Crotalinaewith the description of two new species.

Crotalus ravus – Wikipedia

Snake species of the world. Find more photos by Google images search: Do not use Tourniquets, cut, suck or scarify the wound or apply chemicals or electric shock. Chimaira, Crotalhs, pp Hoser, R. WilliamsJeff Boundy Reptarium The Reptile Database. Most traditional, and many of the more recently fashionable, first aid measures are useless and potentially dangerous.


Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Check List 11 3: Mexican Pygmy Rattlesnake brunneus: The type locality given is the “Table land of Mexico. Only more severe cases require antivenom.

The following should ctotalus be noted when reading information contained within the databases on this website: Equally, we cannot list knowledge which is not yet reported or crotauls.

Multilocus species delimitation in the Crotalus triseriatus species group Serpentes: Retrieved 4 March Diet and accidental mortality involving a Sceloporus spinosus.

In Sistrurus the lateral hook of the squamosal makes an acute angle crotalue to 80 degrees with the main part of the bone. They are moderately stout in build. Venom Haemorrhagins Present but not defined.

In Biology of the Vipers, edited by Gordon W.