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Copperhead
Agkistrodon contortrix (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Viperidae - vipers

Scientific synonyms

Ancistrodon mokasen

IUCN category:Least Concern

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix (Linnaeus, 1766)

Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix

subspecies Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus Gloyd & Roger Conant, 1934 - Broad-banded Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus - Broad-banded Copperhead

subspecies Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen Palisot de Beauvois, 1799

Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen

subspecies Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster Gloyd, 1969
subspecies Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Gloyd & Roger Conant, 1943

Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [64297]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Agkistrodon contortrix (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Reptile Database - Search [genus=Agkistrodon&species=contortrix]

Reptile Database - Search [http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/] [as Agkistrodon contortrix (LINNAEUS, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 20 December 2013

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