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Photo credit:

Brandon La Forest (HERP.MX)

Common name

Totonacan rattlesnake; Totonacas rattlesnake

Scientific name

Crotalus totonacus

Conservation Status

Federal and State Protections

Countries of Occurrence


States or Providence 

San Luis Potosí, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Querétaro, Hidalgo, and Veracruz.


Adult size

150-166.5 cm (4.9-5.46 ft)

Species Description

Crotalus totonacus is a diurnal/ crepuscular species most often is associated with watercourses.