Classification
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  • English
    • Copperhead
    • Southern Copperhead
  • Scientific Names
    • Agkistrodon contortrix
    • Ancistrodon contortrix
    • Boa contortrix
    • Cenchris atrofuscus
    • Trigonocephalus contortrix
  • German
    • Kupferkopf
  • Spanish
    • cantil cobrizo norteño
    • Cantil cobrizo

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Recent observations

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 6, 2014 02:22 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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rheilbrun

Date

October 28, 2014 10:38 AM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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thom

Date

October 25, 2014 08:02 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

August 7, 2014

Description

Caught in a trap for my graduate research, was released unharmed.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

August 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

dealfarms

Date

October 21, 2014 07:46 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

jbaecher

Date

October 17, 2014

Place

Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas (Google, OSM)

Description

8 (3 recent DORs) found road cruising Rich Mountain ~1000 hrs

2 found flipping rocks, both on Caddo Moutain

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

tx224

Date

October 19, 2014 07:16 PM CDT

Description

Mating copperheads

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

September 3, 2013

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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

November 21, 2013

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

April 27, 2014

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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

June 4, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Agkistrodon contortrix is a species of venomous snake endemic to North America, a member of the Crotalinae (pit viper) subfamily. The common name for the species is the copperhead. The behavior of Agkistrodon contortrix may lead to accidental encounters with humans. Five subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.