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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toby

Date

April 17, 2015 01:42 AM CDT

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Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) Agkistrodon contortrix

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viralography

Date

April 17, 2015 05:00 PM CDT

Description

Southern Copperhead found under a piece of tin on a humid, overcast day.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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tobler

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April 17, 2015

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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tobler

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April 17, 2015

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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eliahd24

Date

April 14, 2015 11:23 AM EDT

Description

First sighting of the year!

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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moleary

Date

April 8, 2015 01:33 PM CDT

Description

In wooded buffer on south side of Boyd Branch.

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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connor22

Date

April 11, 2015 11:22 PM CDT

Description

DOR

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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ig1035

Date

April 12, 2015 01:47 PM CDT

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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knp7864

Date

April 5, 2015 05:45 PM CDT

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johnwilliams

Date

April 9, 2015

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AOR

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

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scottabos

Date

April 9, 2015

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Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

beachbumagg

Date

April 9, 2015 11:38 AM CDT

Description

A beauty of a copperhead I came across along the bank.

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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.