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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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

phlank

Date

May 29, 2014 10:04 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

phlank

Date

February 4, 2014 05:53 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

texasblonde

Date

July 28, 2014 10:28 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

em_rig28

Date

July 8, 2014 03:58 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

jasonkorb

Date

July 25, 2014 09:00 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

toby

Date

July 24, 2014 01:18 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

gparkins

Date

July 22, 2014 01:54 PM EDT

Description

On the sidewalk outside of the education center. It was safely relocated to the Nature Trail area.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 09:19 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1784.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:56 PM CDT

Description

AOR juvenile. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1783.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:29 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1783.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:28 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1781.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Broad-banded Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

October 1, 2013 08:08 PM CDT

Description

AOR adult. Found w Corey Roelke and Elijah Wostl. GTS 1780.

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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.