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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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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ctravis

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September 20, 2014

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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naiad2530

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July 20, 2014 09:23 PM CDT

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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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ctravis

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September 19, 2014

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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eraskin

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September 8, 2014

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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swanson

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September 5, 2014 09:16 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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swanson

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September 5, 2014 09:18 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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swanson

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September 5, 2014 09:19 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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shelbyfrizzell

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September 4, 2014 11:07 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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james5

Date

September 2, 2014

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Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

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timcole

Date

August 31, 2014 09:21 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

cmstinson

Date

June 19, 2011 08:05 AM EDT

Description

Found in our driveway!

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Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

azchipka

Date

June 23, 2014 07:11 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.