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TRANS-PECOS COPPERHEAD
Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster

Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster  from  the  Pandale area  of
Val Verde County, Texas             Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR








Distribution:  In our region, Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster occurs only in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas from Val Verde County, Crockett County, and Upton County westward into the Davis Mountains and throughout the Big Bend area. Along the eastern edge of its range this species intergrades with the Broad-banded Copperhead.

Legal Status:  This species has no protected status.





Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster  from Brewster County, Tx.
feeding on a Tomato Hornworm                 Photo by Travis Dimler

Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon  contortrix  pictigaster  from  Terrell  Co.,  Texas
                                                                   Photo by Rob Klockman
Habitat of Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster in Val Verde County, Texas Habitat  of  Agkistrodon  contortrix  pictigaster  from  Pandale
in Val Verde County, Texas          Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR


Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster  from Pandale in Val Verde
County, Texas                              Photo by Gerald Keown, SWCHR
Range of Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster
 Range of Agkistrodon c. pictigaster     Map by Tom Lott, SWCHR

Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster from Upton County, Texas
                                                                  Photo by Ben Stupavsky
Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster  from  Crockett County, Tx.
                                                                    Photo by Michael Price

Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster  from Upton County, Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky

Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster  from Upton County, Texas
                                                                   Photo by Ben Stupavsky

Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster from Terrell County,  Texas
                                                                    Photo by Ben Stupavsky

Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster  from  Presidio  Co.,  Texas
                                                               Photo by Saunders Drukker
Trans-Pecos Copperhead - Agkistrodon contortrix pictigaster Agkistrodon  contortrix  pictigaster  from  Val  Verde County,
Texas                                                         Photo by Ben Stupavsky





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