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 norteño
    • Cantil cobrizo

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

ktcorson

Date

June 22, 2015 07:28 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in neighborhood being developed...land owner re-homed this guy to a nearby state protected land :)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

catenatus

Date

July 25, 2015 04:10 PM CDT

Description

Wise co tx, snake bacon!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

timcole

Date

July 25, 2015 12:35 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gerbersnakehooks

Date

July 23, 2015 10:56 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Adult found 6ft above ground in a tree after feeding on a freshly molted cicada

Photos / Sounds

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

chuckngatorbait

Date

July 21, 2015 08:12 AM CDT

Description

Regurged 2 cicadas

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

jcaceves

Date

July 19, 2015 12:18 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gerbersnakehooks

Date

July 18, 2015 11:21 PM CDT

Description

One of three young adults found in a 1/4 square mile area in The Woodlands, Tx

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

July 14, 2015 08:51 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

creatureboy

Date

July 12, 2015 09:07 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found crossing a road just after sunset near New Albany Mississippi 7-12-2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

kjg320

Date

July 1, 2015 11:12 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

jcaceves

Date

July 11, 2015 11:24 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Date

April 4, 2015 03:19 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.