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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

gparkins

Date

July 22, 2014 01:54 PM EDT

Description

On the sidewalk outside of the education center. It was safely relocated to the Nature Trail area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 09:19 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1784.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:56 PM CDT

Description

AOR juvenile. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1783.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:29 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1783.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:28 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1781.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:08 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1780.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 07:57 PM CDT

Description

DOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. To UTA-R preserved collection. GTS 1778.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 07:55 PM CDT

Description

DOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ceversole

Date

July 17, 2014 05:42 PM CDT

Description

Found in forty acre lake picnic area at Brazos Bend State Park

Photos / Sounds

What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

August 31, 2013 09:54 AM CDT

Description

DOR on Hwy 90. Positive ID.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

coop

Date

July 8, 2014 10:08 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

johnkarges

Date

July 5, 2014

Description

Adult Trans-Pecos Copperhead found out actively moving across road after dark, ~2300 hrs, mesquite-juniper arroyo on toeslope of mesas and close to Plateau liveoak riparian woodlands. Found with Gerry Salmon.
N30.46414 W-101.76965

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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.