Classification
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All Names

  • 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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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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argeezy

Date

May 25, 2016 02:11 PM EDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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ryan3

Date

May 20, 2016

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Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

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scottwahlberg

Date

August 16, 2014

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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liapun312

Date

May 22, 2016 09:13 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

liapun312

Date

May 22, 2016 09:10 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

liapun312

Date

May 22, 2016 08:50 PM CDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

langaha

Date

May 22, 2016 09:30 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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wildcarrot

Date

May 22, 2016 09:03 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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romeyswanson

Date

May 22, 2016 09:19 PM CDT

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Square

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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romeyswanson

Date

May 22, 2016 09:09 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

romeyswanson

Date

May 22, 2016 08:40 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

calebpaul56

Date

May 21, 2016 09:10 PM HST
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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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