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WESTERN COTTONMOUTH
Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma

Western Cottonmouth - Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma from Montgomery Co., Tx.
                                                                     Photo by Nathan Wells

Western Cottonmouth - Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma from Hardin County, Texas
                                                                      Photo by Nathan Wells

Western Cottonmouth - Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma
Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma from Montgomery Co., Tx.
                                                                                            Photo by Nathan Wells

Distribution:  In our region, this species occurs throughout the eastern portion of Texas and as far west as Irion and Sterling Counties.

Legal Status:  The Western Cottonmouth is not a protected species in our region.




Western Cottonmouth - Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma
Habitat of Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma in Hardin County,
Texas                                                             Photo by Nathan Wells


Western Cottonmouth - Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma
Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma  from  Calhoun Co.,  Texas
                                                                     Photo by Todd Hughes

Western Cottonmouth - Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma
Agkistrodon piscivorous leucostoma from Montgomery Co., Tx.
                                                                                                Photo by Orry Martin




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