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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

sandboa

Date

January 20, 2017 08:50 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

mabernathy

Date

January 19, 2017 07:03 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

January 13, 2017 01:10 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

dcarrie

Date

October 17, 2011 01:14 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

neild

Date

August 21, 2011 03:30 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

jfarah1978

Date

January 8, 2017 02:11 PM CST

Description

1 of 8 found today at Brazos Bend

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

jfarah1978

Date

January 7, 2017 12:12 PM CST

Description

Found on trail

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

jfarah1978

Date

January 7, 2017 02:12 PM CST

Description

Flipped under an old piece of carpet in pine woods

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

bonxie

Date

May 16, 2015 11:06 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

dcarrie

Date

October 6, 2016 11:14 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

dcarrie

Date

October 27, 2016 11:35 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

williehuskisson

Date

November 23, 2010
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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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