Snakes

of Tennessee

 

 

Western Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Check out the brochure:

 Is it a COTTONMOUTH?

for tips on identification and species that are often mistaken for them.

 

Description:   COMING SOON

Habitat:

Life History:

Range:

Additional Notes:

Behavior:

Subspecies Occurring in Tennessee:

 

Distribution of the Cottonmouth in Tennessee

Map by Susan Marden, TWRA, GIS Lab

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

Photo by Lisa Powers

Photo by Lisa Powers

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Photo by Lisa Powers

 

Taxonomy


Kingdom Animalia
     Phylum Chordata
          Subphylum Vertebrata
               Class Reptilia
                    Order Squamata
                         Suborder Serpentes
                              Infraorder Alethinophidia
                                 Family Viperidae
                                   Subfamily Crotalinae

                                        Genus Agkistrodon
                                              Species piscivorus


 

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