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Broad-banded Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix laticinctus)

Created: September 23rd, 2010 - 04:44 PM
Last Modified: September 23rd, 2010 - 04:48 PM
Entered by: Tom Lott
Record 54513
Country:
United States
State:
Texas
County:
Atascosa County
Time:
2010-09-04 10:25:00
Qty:
1
Age:
YoY
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Suburbanized Live Oak savanna
Body Temperature:
-----
Air Temperature:
79.00F
Ground Temperature:
-----
Humidity:
46%
Sky Conditions:
Partly Cloudy
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
459.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
764.54 mmHg

Notes

Specimen was perched 14" above ground in a Mexican Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus grandiflorus)bush. It was not observed to engage in tail-luring behavior even though two anoles and numerous recently emerged cicadas were within a 12" radius of its position.

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