Crotalidae

(redirected from Crotalinae)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

Crotalidae

[krō′tal·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of proglyphodont venomous snakes in the reptilian suborder Serpentes.
References in periodicals archive ?
The viperid snake Azemiops: Its comparative cephalic anatomy and phylogenetic position in relation to Viperinae and Crotalinae.
The term crotalid is used to describe the Crotalinae subfamily (formerly know as Crotalidae) of venomous snakes that includes rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths/water moccasins.
Bolanos y Cerdas [7], reportaron en ovinos y equinos, entre los 230 y 255 dias, la obtencion de una respuesta maxima de anticuerpos neutralizantes para venenos de la subfamilia crotalinae.
The term crotalid is used to describe the Crotalinae subfamily (formerly know as the Crotalidae) of venomous snakes that includes rattlesnakes, copperheads and cottonmouths/water moccasins.