Classification
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  • 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

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

kevinemetcalf

Date

September 9, 2008 08:39 AM EDT

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

November 22, 2016 08:11 AM CST

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

November 23, 2016 08:02 AM CST

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

November 25, 2016 08:02 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

November 27, 2016 08:02 AM CST

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Date

November 26, 2016 10:43 PM CST

Description

Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster
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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

paigez99

Date

November 25, 2016 01:47 PM CST

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

mkosiewski

Date

May 16, 2015 08:40 PM EDT

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

mkosiewski

Date

June 11, 2014 06:28 PM EDT

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Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

mkosiewski

Date

April 24, 2013 05:09 PM EDT

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

mkosiewski

Date

March 28, 2012 01:43 PM EDT

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

toxmace

Date

July 27, 2016 09:57 PM EDT
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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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