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Agkistrodon contortrix
Agkistrodon contortrix
Photographer: Todd Battey

ID: 0000 0000 0117 1987 (2017-01-16)

Copyright © 2017 Todd Battey

  • date of photo  Apr 28, 2016
  • location   Orangeburg County, South Carolina, US
  • family Crotalidae
  • order Serpentes
  • notes   A nice orange Southern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix) in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, April 2016. The above nomenclature is based on the taxonomy currently recognized by SSAR (01/2017). Others (Powell, Conant, and Collings, 2016) now consider this the Eastern Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix).
  • keywords: reptile snake 'Southern Copperhead' 'Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix' 'Eastern Copperhead' 'Agkistrodon contortrix'
  • camera   Canon EOS 5D Mark II with Tamron 90mm macro lens
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  • photo category: Animal - Reptile

  • common names   Copperhead (photographer)
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