Hematology, plasma biochemistry, and serology of selected viral diseases in wild-caught eastern massasauga rattlesnakes (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) from Illinois.
Characterizing the agreement among four ophidian paramyxovirus isolates performed with three hemagglutination inhibition assay systems using eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) plasma.
The eastern massasaugas in this investigation carrying the fungal infection were from 2 discontiguous sites; therefore, direct transmission is not necessary.
Key Words: Eastern massasauga, rattlesnake, Sistrurus catenatus catenatus, prescribed fire, Missouri
The Eastern Massasauga is a state endangered species in Missouri (Missouri Natural Heritage Program, 2003) as well as a candidate species for listing under the United States Endangered Species Act (Szymanski, 1998 and Federal Register, 1999).
The refuge currently harbors one of three known populations of Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnakes in Missouri (Johnson, 2000).
The eastern massasauga
rattlesnake is rapidly declining throughout its range.
The Service's Wisconsin Private Lands Office and its three Service partners (Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Green Bay Ecological Services Field Office, and Leopold Wetland Management District) received an ESLIP grant in 1999 to promote conservation of the Karner blue butterfly and eastern massasauga
rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus) in voluntary cooperation with private landowners.
Thermoregulatory Behavior and Habitat Selection of the Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake (Sistrurus c.
The eastern massasauga rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenalus catenatus) is a temperate pitviper that inhabits variable seasonal habitats and may possess compensatory thermoregulatory mechanisms for dealing with such environments.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, $30,510 -- to increase knowledge of the relationship between water quality and aquatic snails that can form the basis for management recommendations; $16,778 -- to obtain location and on-site habitat characteristics that influence the Eastern massasauga
rattlesnake's presence and range.
allows users to get an up-close look at dangerous snakes like the Northern Copperhead and Eastern Massasauga
Rattlesnake -- minus the antivenin kit
such as the sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus), northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus), burrowing owl (Speotyto cunicularia), eastern Massasauga
rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus catenatus), and spiny softshell turtle (Apalone spinifera).
These include animals such as the Kirtland's warbler, slender glass lizard, eastern massasauga
rattlesnake, and wood turtle and plants such as the regal fritillary, yellow gentian, and Hill's thistle.
Eastern plains garters (Thamnophis radix radix) and eastern massasaugas
(Sisturus catenatus catenatus) are listed as endangered on Ohio's threatened and endangered species list and found in Killdeer Plains Wildlife Area in Wyandot County, Ohio, USA.