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Colorado Desert Sidewinder -
Crotalus cerastes laterorepens

Klauber, 1944
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Baja California Rattlesnake
Baja California Rattlesnake
Very dark-patterned adult from near Puertecitos, Baja California © Stuart Young
 
Colorado Desert Sidewinders from north of Baja California
Colorado Desert Sidewinder Colorado Desert Sidewinder
Adult, Imperial County, California Adult, Imperial County, California
Colorado Desert Sidewinder Colorado Desert Sidewinder
Juvenile, San Diego County, California Adult, San Diego County, California
Colorado Desert Sidewinder Colorado Desert Sidewinder
Adult, showing the horns above the eyes,
San Diego County, California © Kenny Elliott
 
Habitat in Baja California
Black-tailed Brush Lizard habitat
Habitat, Baja California © Stuart Young

References:


Grismer, L. Lee. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortés. The University of California Press, 2002.

McPeak, Ron H. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California. Sea Challengers, 2000.

Samuel M. McGinnis and Robert C. Stebbins. Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians. 4th Edition. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2018.

Stebbins, Robert C. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

San Diego Natural History Museum







Baja California Reptiles & Amphibians

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