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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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

friluftsliv

Date

September 25, 2016 03:49 PM EDT

Description

Very young next to the trail.

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

ogoodrich

Date

September 23, 2016 12:07 AM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

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What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 24, 2016 01:20 AM CDT

Description

AOR adult on Hwy 118. Observed and imaged by Doug Beckwith.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

kcoddington

Date

September 23, 2016 01:29 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

justice_lane

Date

September 22, 2016 08:29 PM CDT

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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

salamander9505

Date

July 21, 2005 08:16 PM CDT

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

etotin

Date

September 20, 2016 04:12 PM EDT

Description

Only about 8-12 inches long and found in basement of a building. Distinctly yellow tip on tail

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

salamander9505

Date

April 21, 2014 09:26 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

salamander9505

Date

June 5, 2014 08:55 PM CDT

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Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

jmarchal

Date

September 17, 2016 05:12 PM EDT

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

patrick58

Date

the past

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

smuller

Date

August 7, 2004 10:27 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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