Snake Species Dinosaur species

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus - Broad-banded Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus - Broad-banded Copperhead - snake species | gveli | გველი

Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus - Broad-banded Copperhead

Description
The Broad-banded Copperhead is light tan with broad reddish-brown or copper bands with a very thin white border. The number of bands varies from 10 to 17. It has a large head and hinged fangs that spring out when striking at prey or in defence. Young are usually much lighter in color with greenish yellow tips to their tails.

Size
length 50cm - 75cm

Environment
forest, woodland, where it may be found amongst the cover of fallen branches, dried leaves, pine needles

Food
small rodents, ground birds, lizards, large insects, frogs and other small snakes

Breeding
live bearing with litters from three to ten young. The newborn snakes are left to fend for themselves and have fully developed senses and venom.

Range
central Texas, Oklahoma to south Kansas.

Notes
Bites to humans are very uncommon. Symptoms of bites include intense pain, tingling, throbbing, swelling, and severe nausea. Bite can cause muscle damage. Seek immediate medical attention if bitten.

Coluber constrictor paludicola - Everglades Racer | Snake Species Salvadora hexalepis mojavensis - Mohave Patch-nosed Snake | Snake Species Coluber constrictor oaxaca - Mexican Racer | Snake Species
Micruroides euryxanthus euryxanthus - Arizona Coralsnake | Snake Species Crotalus oreganus helleri - Southern Pacific Rattlesnake | Snake Species Storeria dekayi texana - Texas Brownsnake | Snake Species
Salvadora hexalepis hexalepis - Desert Patch-nosed Snake | Snake Species Crotalus ruber - Red Diamond Rattlesnake | Snake Species Bogertophis subocularis subocularis  - Trans-Pecos Ratsnake | Snake Species
STRIPED WHIPSNAKE  Coluber taeniatus | Snake Species  ARIZONA BLACK RATTLESNAKE  <br />   Crotalus cerberus | Snake Species  SIDEWINDER  Crotalus cerastes | Snake Species
 ARIZONA BLACK RATTLESNAKE  <br />   Crotalus cerberus | Snake Species Nerodia taxispilota - Brown Watersnake | Snake Species  ROSY BOA   Lichanura trivirgata | Snake Species
MEXICAN HOG-NOSED SNAKE <br />  Heterodon kennerlyi | Snake Species Lampropeltis zonata pulchra - San Diego Mountain Kingsnake | Snake Species Thamnophis elegans vagrans - Wandering Gartersnake | Snake Species
TERRESTRIAL GARTERSNAKE  <br /> Thamnophis elegans | Snake Species Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix  - Southern Copperhead | Snake Species Rena humilis cahuilae - Desert Threadsnake | Snake Species

Copyright © 2012