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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

southern copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

bonitataylor

Date

April 18, 2014

Place

Athens, texas (Google, OSM)

Description

Found pair under cover boards

Photos / Sounds

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What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

rrainwater

Date

April 12, 2014 11:45 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Male, courting and attempting to copulate with female.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

rrainwater

Date

April 12, 2014 11:52 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Female, engaging in courting and attempted copulation. Picture is of male and female courting.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

rrainwater

Date

April 12, 2014 11:45 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Male, courting and attempting to copulate with female.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Trans-Pecos Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. pictigaster

Observer

toby

Date

April 11, 2014 05:12 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Broad-banded copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix ssp. laticinctus

Observer

thom

Date

April 13, 2014 01:56 PM CDT

Description

Lying at the base of an overturned tree, waiting (presumably) for something good to eat to pass by.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

garrettt331

Date

April 12, 2014 10:11 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

garrettt331

Date

April 11, 2014 09:53 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

garrettt331

Date

April 11, 2014 09:40 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

garrettt331

Date

April 11, 2014 09:35 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

mfontenot22

Date

April 7, 2014 07:18 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix

Observer

devinjcollins

Date

April 13, 2013

Description

Pit Viper with brown blotches.

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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.