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 norteƱo
    • Cantil cobrizo

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Recent observations

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

rlasiter

Date

October 22, 2014 02:00 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Roadkill near front gate.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

mirandanprather

Date

May 8, 2011 11:17 AM EDT

Description

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

June 10, 2013 07:11 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

April 29, 2009

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What

southern copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 26, 2013 07:58 PM CDT

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What

southern copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 23, 2012 09:43 AM CDT

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What

southern copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

April 14, 2013 08:52 PM CDT

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What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

May 17, 2012 10:07 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. phaeogaster

Observer

benthebiologist

Date

September 28, 2014 10:23 AM CDT

Description

The beautiful Copperhead.

These snakes are so cryptic with a forest-floor background, I've been looking right at one without seeing it before (until it moved). Simply incredible.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 7, 2011 10:42 PM CDT

Description

AOR on FM 1832. GTS 1078. UTA DC 7462-63.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 3, 2009 01:53 PM CDT

Description

DOR on State Hwy 28. Large adult male. GTS 1056. Not retained.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

kjlamb

Date

April 9, 2009

Place

Neely, MS (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen crossing road near Neely, Mississippi. Life herp!

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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.