Water Moccasin

The Water Moccasin is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Notes on a water moccasin in captivity (Agkistrodon piscivorus) (female). Bull. Antivenin Inst. Amer., 3: 61-64. * Cope ED. 1860 (dated 1859). More

between the Water Moccasin (Cottonmouth) and virtually any snake found in or near the water. The purpose of this article is to help you identify what is and what is not a Water Moccasin. A secondary aim is to dispel some of the myths of Water Moccasin behavior. More

Cottonmouth Water Moccasin! Not to be confused at all with its many nonpoisonous neighbors, this snake is a pit viper in the same general family as the Copperhead and the Rattler. More

The Water Moccasin is a very venomous snake, one of the most deadly in North America. It is highly dangerous to people and their pets. More

A good climber, the water moccasin often relaxes on branches overhanging the water. If startled it erects its head and shows the white interior of its mouth-hence the name cottonmouth. It eats both warm-blooded and cold-blooded animals. More

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frequently confused with venomous Water Moccasins (Agkistrodon piscivorus, a pit viper). Sadly, these harmless snakes are often killed by people who simply fear for the safety of their family and pets. More

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water moccasin or cottonmouth,highly venomous snake, Ancistrodon piscivorus, of the swamps and bayous of the S United States. Like the closely related copperhead, it is a pit viper and has a heat-sensitive organ for detecting warm-blooded prey. The young are born live. More

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Comparing their markings to a water moccasin can confuse the casual glance. Rest assured, a brochure provided by the GA DNR contains excellent advice, photos and information on water moccasins and water snakes. More

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water moccasin (vertebrate zoology) Agkistrodon piscivorus.A semiaquatic venomous pit viper; skin is brownish or olive on the dorsal aspect, paler on the sides, and has indistinct black bars. Also known as cottonmouth. More

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aggressive water moccasin may be on the prowl in their neighborhood. Local resident Travis Keith was driving along Root Trail on Saturday when he saw what he thought was a large stick in the road, but then he realized it was a snake. More

Common names

conanti in English - English
cottonmouth in English - English
Vannmokkasin in Norwegian - Norsk
Vesimokkasiinikäärme in Finnish - suomen kieli
Wasser-Mokassinotter in German - Deutsch
Wassermokassinotter in German - Deutsch
Water Moccasin in English - English
Watermoccasinslang in Dutch - Nederlands

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Order : Squamata
Family : Viperidae
Genus : Agkistrodon
Species : Agkistrodon piscivorus
Authority : LAC