Agkistrodon Laticinctus – Broad-Banded Copperhead Snake

The broad-banded or Texas copperhead snake, Agkistrodon laticinctus, is a venomous snake that can be found in the Southeastern United States in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the copperhead snake (Agkistrodon contortrix) but is now recognized as an own species. The body of the broad-banded copperhead snake is a […]

Agkistrodon Contortrix – Copperhead Snake

The copperhead snake, Agkistrodon contortrix, is a venomous snake that can be found throughout the Eastern United States. It grows to an average size of 2-3 feet (60-90 cm). Its body is usually a light brown with several darker, copper-colored crossbands around its body. Description The body of the copperhead usually has an ochre-colored basic […]

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