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Crotalus Linnaeus 1758 (rattlesnake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38159

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Crotalidae according to E. D. Cope 1875

Sister taxa: Agkistrodon, Aploaspis, Caudisonia, Sistrurus, Trimeresurus

Subtaxa: Crotalus adamanteus, Crotalus horridus, Crotalus lepidus, Crotalus potterensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore