Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

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Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

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azchipka

Date

June 23, 2014 07:11 PM EDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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mfontenot22

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August 16, 2014 10:01 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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mfontenot22

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August 16, 2014 09:35 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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mfontenot22

Date

August 16, 2014 09:12 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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swanson

Date

August 16, 2014 03:17 PM CDT

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Osage Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. phaeogaster

Observer

treeder86

Date

August 15, 2014

Description

Found night driving.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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tonyg

Date

August 14, 2014

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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derekbromantpwd

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August 11, 2014 09:25 AM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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swanson

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August 9, 2014 11:26 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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swanson

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August 9, 2014 11:16 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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swanson

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August 9, 2014 11:05 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

swanson

Date

August 9, 2014 10:55 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.