(Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) Elí García-Padilla, some rights reserved (CC BY- NC)). Species, Crotalus intermedius Troschel, – Víbora-cascabel enana, Mexican Smallhead Rattlesnake. Direct Children: Subspecies, Crotalus intermedius. Crotalus intermedius intermedius Troschel in Müller, Taxonomic Serial No.: (Download Help) Crotalus intermedius intermedius TSN

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Crotalus intermedius – Wikipedia

A type intermedjus was not given in the original paper, but “Mexico” is inferred from the title. The bitten limb must not be exercised as muscular contraction will promote systemic absorption of venom. The following should also be noted when reading information contained within the databases on this website: Views Read Edit View history. Myotoxicity No case reports for this species, but related species can cause systemic myolysis. Graham, Amy Lathrop and David Lazcano Crotalus intermedius Troschel, Renal Damage Insufficient clinical reports to know.

The rattlesnakes, genera Sistrurus and Crotalus. Notes on Mexican Snakes Intermediuss.

Mesoamerican Herpetology 4 4: Males are somewhat larger than females. Treatment Summary Bites by species showing the South American rattlesnake clinical pattern are quite different from North American rattlesnake bites. In particular, for bites causing flaccid paralysis, including respiratory paralysis, both airway and respiration may be impaired, requiring urgent and prolonged treatment, which may include the mouth to mask mouth to intemedius technique of expired air transfer.

If the offending snake has been killed it should be brought with the patient for identification only relevant in areas where there are more than one naturally occurring venomous snake speciesbut be careful to avoid touching the head, as even a dead snake can envenom.

Snake Species of the World: A reclassification of the rattlesnakes; species formerly exclusively referred to the genera Crotalus and Sistrurus.

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Mesoamerican Herpetology 4 3: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Inntermedius and Privacy Policy. Much of the range of this species consists of seasonally dry pine-oak forest, but it has also been found in cloud forest near Omilteme in Guerreroas well as in the desert near Cacaloapan in Pueblaand Pachuca in Hidalgo. Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek.

PLoS One 9 6: Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles Most traditional, and many of the more recently fashionable, first aid measures are useless and potentially dangerous.

The bite wound should not be tampered with in any way. Local Necrosis Insufficient clinical reports to know, but probably unlikely to occur. Snake species of the world. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca and London.

Crotalus intermedius Troschel, 1865

BMC Evolutionary Biology9: After imtermedius the patient and onlookers have moved out of range of further strikes by the snake, the bitten person should be reassured and persuaded to lie down and remain still. Three subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.

Snakes of the World: The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Find more photos by Google images search: Crotalus intermedius Mexican small-headed rattlesnake.

Reptarium The Reptile Database. An updated checklist of the herpetofauna from Guerrero, Mexico. On the generic classification of the rattlesnakes, with special reference to the Neotropical Crotalus durissus complex Squamata: Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator.

Crotalus intermedius Conservation status. First aid for bites by Viperid snakes likely to cause significant local injury at the bite site see listing in Comments section.

Avoid peroral intake, absolutely no alcohol. South, central, and northern Oaxacaand central Puebla, type locality: General Shape Small in length, moderately slender bodied rattlesnake with a short tail and a horn-like segmented rattle. These include local cauterization, incision, excision, amputation, suction by mouth, vacuum pump or syringe, combined incision and suction “venom-ex” apparatusinjection or instillation of compounds such as potassium permanganate, phenol carbolic soap and trypsin, application of electric shocks or ice cryotherapyuse of traditional herbal, folk and other remedies including the ingestion of emetic plant products and parts of the snake, multiple incisions, tattooing and so on.

The basis for reassurance is the fact that many venomous bites do not result in envenoming, the relatively slow progression to severe envenoming hours following elapid bites, days following viper bites and the effectiveness of modern medical treatment.

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