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BROAD-BANDED COPPERHEAD
Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus

Broad-banded Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus from  Denton County,  Texas
                                                                  Photo by Kaila Schedeen
Broad-banded Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus  Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus   from  Victoria  County, Tx.
                                                                    Photo by John Williams

Broad-banded Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus  Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus from Victoria County, Texas
                                                                    Photo by John Williams



Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs throughout central and northcentral Texas extending southward to the Texas coast. Along the eastern edge of its range this species intergrades with the Southern Copperhead. Along the western edge of its range it intergrades with the Trans-Pecos Copperhead.

Legal Status:  The Broad-banded Copperhead has no protected status in our region.


Habitat of Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus in Victoria Co., Texas Habitat of Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus in Victoria Co., Tx.
                                                                     Photo by John Williams
Broad-banded Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus  A sub-adult Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus   from  Atascosa
 County, Texas                                                    Photo by Tom Lott

Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus utilizing caudal luring to attract prey Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus at  Fort Hood in Bell Co., Tx. utilizes caudal luring to attract prey                  Photo by Eric Runfeldt Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus utilizing caudal luring to attract prey Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus at  Fort Hood in Bell Co., Tx. utilizes caudal luring to attract prey                  Photo by Eric Runfeldt


Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus from Bell County, Texas Agkistrodon  contortrix  laticinctus   from  Bell  County,   Texas
                                                                         Photo by Diego Ortiz
Range of Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus
 Range of Agkistrodon c. laticinctus        Map by Tom Lott, SWCHR


Broad-banded - Agkistrodon  contortrix laticinctus Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus  from  Somerville Co.,  Texas
                                                                         Photo by Mark Pyle
Intergrade Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix x laticinctus Intergrade Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix x laticinctus  from
Austin County, Texas                                  Photo by Matt Hollanders


Broad-banded Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus Agkistrodon  contortrix  laticinctus   from  Bell  County,  Texas
                                                                     Photo by Eric Runfeldt





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