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Crotalus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Crotalus
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.050.286.875.875.240.500
B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.937.240.500
B01.050.150.900.833.672.562.875.240.500
Unique ID
D017839
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017839
Scope Note
A genus of snakes of the subfamily Crotalinae, having a hollowed out pit in the maxillary bone between the eye and nostril. Most well recognized species are found in the Southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Several species are found as far north as Canada and as far south as Brazil. They are named for the jointed rattle (Greek krotalon) at the tip of their tail.
Entry Term(s)
Rattlesnake
Registry Number
txid8728
Previous Indexing
Snakes (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2023/05/31
Crotalus Preferred
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