Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • 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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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

annikaml

Date

April 30, 2016 04:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

timothy214287

Date

May 1, 2016 08:55 PM CDT

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

timothy214287

Date

May 1, 2016 08:53 PM CDT

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

thomas_belford

Date

May 1, 2016 01:30 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Single specimen was observed beneath a pile of trash.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

catenatus

Date

May 1, 2016 12:11 PM CDT

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

kforks

Date

April 27, 2016 12:08 AM CDT

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Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

thanchira-s

Date

April 30, 2016 08:39 PM CDT

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

wesleyn

Date

April 29, 2016 08:32 PM CDT

Description

Found next to a footpath. 80F.

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

timothy214287

Date

April 22, 2016 09:39 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Date

April 28, 2016 11:01 PM CDT

Description

Found on road. Was staying very still with head low to ground. Then attempted to move it off road and it slithered away. Still alive but dying, had recently been hit.

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

timothy214287

Date

April 25, 2016 08:49 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

timothy214287

Date

April 25, 2016 10:09 PM CDT
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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.
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