Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • English
    • Copperhead
  • Scientific Names
    • Agkistrodon contortrix
    • Ancistrodon contortrix
    • Boa contortrix
    • Cenchris atrofuscus
    • Trigonocephalus contortrix
  • German
    • Kupferkopf
  • Spanish
    • cantil cobrizo norteƱo
    • Cantil cobrizo

Guide Colors

     

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

russellm08

Date

July 26, 2016 11:50 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

luke_pearson

Date

July 17, 2016 08:00 AM CDT

Description

DOR - small individual, approximately 18 inches long

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

sbedel

Date

July 24, 2016 12:16 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

treeder86

Date

June 26, 2016 01:51 PM COT

Description

Found crossing road late at night. This area is an intergrade zone between subspecies A. c. phaeogaster and A. c. contortrix

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

stephen15

Date

July 18, 2016 08:17 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

kucycads

Date

July 16, 2016 09:57 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

snakewrangler95

Date

July 16, 2016 10:00 PM CDT

Description

DOR

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

snakewrangler95

Date

July 16, 2016 09:05 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. contortrix

Observer

tyler24

Date

July 16, 2016 08:46 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

tybstar

Date

June 11, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Copperhead! Just wants to be left alone under the deck. I hope.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

liapun312

Date

July 13, 2016 09:25 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. mokasen

Observer

lancedj

Date

July 15, 2016 10:17 PM EDT
View all observations

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.

Logo eee 15px

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.
    Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software