Sidewinder (Crotalus cerastes)

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Sidewinder fact file

Sidewinder description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyViperidae
GenusCrotalus (1)

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Sidewinder status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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