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Agkistrodon taylori

Castellana

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite ref
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  • Length Adult

  • up to 110 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • ovoviviparous ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • slit (or vertical elliptical) ref
  • Fangs

  • foldable ref front-fanged ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

0 to 600 meter above sea level (a.s.l.) ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Agkistrodon taylori  CENTRAL NAHUATL Metapil, Zolcuate, ENGLISH American Copper Head, Castellana, Copper Head, Cottonmouth, Mexican Moccasin, Moccasin, Ornate Cantil, Taylor's Cantil, Taylor's Moccasin, Taylor’s Moccasin, FRENCH Ancistrodon, GERMAN Dreieckskopfotter, Mexikanische Mokassin, Mokassinschlange, Tamaulipas Mokassinotter, Taylor Mokassinotter, Taylors Mokassinotter, LATIN Ancistrodon, PIPIL Cuêtchhuat', SPANISH Cantil, Cola Hueso, Hueson, Metapil, Mocasina, Mocasine, Navaja, Víbora Cabeza De Cobre, TZELTAL Cantil, UNCODED LANGUAGES Cumcoatl, Metapil, Mocasina, Navaja, Taylor's Cantil, Taylor's Moccasin 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 taylori

  • Castellana
  • VI. snakeID

  • 170
Look up complete taxonomic records of Agkistrodon taylori (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).