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Common name

Guerreran Long-tailed Rattlesnake

Scientific name

Crotalus ericsmithi

Conservation Status

Federal and State Protections

Countries of Occurrence

Mexico

States or Providence 

Guerrero

Counties

Técpan de Galeana Municipality

Adult size

Species Description

The Guerreran Long-tailed Rattlesnake was discovered in 2008 from a small population in the municipality of Técpan de Galeana in the Sierra Madre del Sur mountain range. Of the discovered species, the Guerrocan Long-tailed Rattlesnake possesses the longest tail proportional to its body length.

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