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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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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derekbromantpwd

Date

March 31, 2015 09:01 AM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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sarahedeerman

Date

May 7, 2014 10:55 AM CDT

Description

The zoom of the camera makes this little guy look bigger than he is, this was a young'un.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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connor22

Date

March 28, 2015 08:25 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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twiztidgecko

Date

March 26, 2015 12:53 PM CDT

Description

I'm guessing southern. But if anyone thinks different let me know please.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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connorj

Date

March 25, 2015 08:30 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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gtsalmon

Date

August 17, 2006 08:46 PM CDT

Description

AOR on Waycross Road. GTS 478. UTA DC 7230.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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butterflies4fun

Date

March 25, 2015 06:16 PM CDT

Description

Small Copperhead probably no more then 2 feet in length

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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karinsaucedo

Date

March 25, 2015 06:16 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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maryejohnson

Date

October 22, 2014

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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tchristensen

Date

March 18, 2015

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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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jameswbeck

Date

February 27, 2015

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Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

March 27, 2010 03:11 PM CDT

Description

Young adult observed under tin. Imaged only. GTS 900. UTA DC 7318 (University of Texas at Arlington Digital Collection).

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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.