Classification
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  • 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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

jeff64

Date

August 18, 2016 08:24 PM EDT

Description

Observed crossing a road while road cruising

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

jeff64

Date

August 20, 2016 06:51 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

trnwrinfo

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

stinkbug

Date

August 27, 2016 11:08 AM EDT

Description

Smashed head, apparently deliberately killed

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

austin12

Date

August 23, 2016 12:41 AM CDT

Description

Over the course of roughly 3 and a half hours, almost 2 dozen were observed. All were young- no more than a foot, but one large male just over two feet was observed turning out of a shopping center parking lot onto a back road.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

cindylcobb5

Date

August 29, 2016 07:24 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

chinquapin

Date

August 28, 2016 09:19 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

luke_pearson

Date

August 23, 2016 09:38 PM CDT

Description

DOR

Photos / Sounds

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What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

skystevens

Date

August 27, 2016 12:38 AM CDT

Description

Fuck yeah

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Date

August 27, 2016 09:33 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

lydiaap

Date

August 27, 2016 10:56 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

rj5

Date

May 23, 2016 08:26 AM CDT
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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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