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

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What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 13, 2004 03:20 AM CDT

Description

DOR large adult male (containing caterpillar meal) collected by Mary Finley Salmon and GTS. Image courtesy of H.W. Greene. GTS 301. TCWC 88258.

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

timcole

Date

July 1, 2015 02:13 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

timcole

Date

July 1, 2015 02:13 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

brentano

Date

June 27, 2015

Description

Juvenile copperhead illuminated by flashlight. Spotted just before getting to parking lot around 9:30pm after a night hike.

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

stgiery

Date

June 15, 2015

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

stgiery

Date

May 4, 2015 04:43 PM EDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

crossbonecorns

Date

June 27, 2015 09:52 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

July 11, 2009

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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crossbonecorns

Date

June 21, 2015 07:59 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

sabellachan

Date

May 7, 2011 04:51 PM PDT

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

texaslion

Date

June 25, 2015 08:21 AM CDT

Description

My Grandpa cut its head off late last night so never got a picture of the head. 1inch thick and probably around 15-18 inches long

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

johnwilliams

Date

May 17, 2008
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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.