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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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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timcole

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May 16, 2015 10:54 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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timcole

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May 16, 2015 10:34 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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timcole

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May 16, 2015 10:25 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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timcole

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May 16, 2015 09:40 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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timcole

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May 16, 2015 09:21 PM CDT

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Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

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johnwilliams

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May 18, 2015

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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jenniferh

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the past

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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carrieseltzer

Date

May 24, 2015 10:28 AM EDT

Description

In all of my time outdoors, I had never seen a venomous snake in the wild in North America, until today! I would have been excited to see any snake today, but was thrilled to see a copperhead. We

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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chrisdrews

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April 26, 2015 06:00 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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dodgecity

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May 23, 2015 11:07 AM EDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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vermilk

Date

May 20, 2015 10:19 PM EDT

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Found him on the road with a few inches of his head and neck in the front lawn of a house. So I caught him and released him a few hundred yards away in a less populated area.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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May 15, 2015 03:19 PM EDT
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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.