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Agkistrodon laticinctus

Broad Banded Copperhead

Venomous 💀💀💀 Dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 95 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Agkistrodon laticinctus  CENTRAL NAHUATL Zolcuate, ENGLISH American Copper Head, Broad Banded Copper Head, Broad Banded Copperhead, Copper Head, Copper Head Moccasin, Copper Head Snake, Copperhead Moccasin, Copperhead Snake, Cottonmouth, Dry Land Moccasin, Highland Moccasin, Moccasin, Rattlesnake Pilot, Red Eye, Red Eyed Snake, Texas Copper Head, Texas Copperhead, Texas Phase Copper Head, Thunder Snake, Trans Pecos Copper Head, Wide Banded Copper Head, FRENCH Ancistrodon, GERMAN Breitbändiger Kupferkopf, Breitbandkupferkopf, Dreieckskopfotter, Mokassinschlange, Trans Pecos Kupferkopf, LATIN Ancistrodon, PIPIL Cuêtchhuat', SPANISH Mocasina, Mocasine, Víbora Cabeza De Cobre, Zolcuata De Trans Pecos, SWEDISH Bredbandade Kopparhuvud, TZELTAL Cantil ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Viperidae

  • Vipers and pit vipers
  • III. Subfamily Crotalinae

  • Pit vipers
  • IV. Genus Agkistrodon

  • Copperheads
  • V. Species Agkistrodon laticinctus

  • Broad banded copperhead
  • VI. snakeID

  • 3750
Look up complete taxonomic records of Agkistrodon laticinctus (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).