Snakes

 of Tennessee

 

 

Western Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon piscivorus
 

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

 

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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