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Agkistrodon contortrix (Linnaeus, 1766) - Copperhead


Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Reptilia Laurenti, 1768 - Reptiles
Order:
Squamata Oppel, 1811 - Lizards and Snakes
Suborder:
Serpentes Linnaeus, 1758 - Snakes
Family:
Viperidae Bonaparte, 1840 - Asps and Vipers
Genus:
Agkistrodon Palisot de Beauvois, 1799 - American Moccasins
Species:
Agkistrodon contortrix (Linnaeus, 1766) - Copperhead

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)