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Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster - Osage Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster  - Osage Copperhead - snake species | gveli | გველი

Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster - Osage Copperhead

Description
The Osage Copperhead has dark chestnut cross bands that are narrower in the center and wider on the sides, giving the bands an hourglass shape. There are also dark rounded spots at the sides of the belly. The head is a copper-red color.

snakes are lighter in color with a yellow tail tip and a narrow dark line through the eye. The color pattern is similar to that of A. contortrix mokasen except that the dark bands are in sharper contrast to the background, and there are no dark spots between the bands.

Size
length 70cm - 100cm

Environment
found amongst leaf litter, logs and branches.

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
The United States, in eastern Kansas, extreme southeastern Nebraska and a large part of Missouri.

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.

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