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Noun1.Agkistrodon - copperheadsAgkistrodon - copperheads        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Crotalidae, family Crotalidae - New World vipers: pit vipers
Agkistrodon contortrix, copperhead - common coppery brown pit viper of upland eastern United States
Agkistrodon piscivorus, cottonmouth, cottonmouth moccasin, water moccasin - venomous semiaquatic snake of swamps in southern United States
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Agkistrodon, Chiasson et ah, 1989; Crotalus and Sistrurus, Stille, 1987; Nerodia, Thamnophis, Chiasson and Lowe, 1989).
The only viperid species captured was Agkistrodon con tortrix (n=3).
Reptile prey species for Whooping Cranes include snakes (cottonmouth- Agkistrodon piscivorus, saltmarsh snake- Nerodia clarkii; Stevenson and Griffith 1946), lizards (Netting 1927), and likely alligators (Audubon 1827-1838).
Purification, characterization and bactericidal activities of basic phospholipase A2 from the venom of Agkistrodon halys (Chinese pallas).
Protein C activator from the venom of Agkistrodon blomhoffiussuriensis retards thrombus formation in the arterio-venous shunt in rats.
The approach I favor: Simply look quizzically at the person as though he's a bug under your microscope, note his more bizarre qualities, and silently classify him as a Mephitis mephitis (striped skunk) or Agkistrodon contortrix mokeson (northern copperhead).
Keywords: Snakes, snake den, hibernaculum, Illinois, cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus
Viperidae, subfamily Crotalinae, includes the Crotalus genus (rattlesnakes), Agkistrodon genus (copperheads and cottonmouths) and the Bothrops genus (Ferdelance).
In order to more fully characterize winter body temperatures of reptiles and evaluate the possibilities of winter thermoregulation and hibernaculum selection, we studied over-wintering body temperatures of free-ranging Cottonmouth snakes, Agkistrodon piscivorus (Lacepede).
In the northern part of their geographic range, the Arkansas and Missouri Agkistrodon piscivorus show an elevated resting metabolic rate at low temperatures.
I observed previously unrecorded species each year: six in 2002 (Rana areolata, Chelydra serpentina, Agkistrodon piscivorus, Farancia abacura, Lampropeltis getula, Nerodia rhombifer), two in 2003 (Pseudemys concinna, Elaphe obsoleta), and five in 2004 (Siren intermedia, Kinosternon subrubrum, Sternotherus odoratus, Terrapene carolina, Eumeces fasciatus).
These formulae are to "improve the liver and kidney" (Herba Epimedii, Radix Achyranthis bidentatae, Radix Dipsaci, Rhizoma Polygonati, Cornu Cervi degelatinatum, Radix Gentianae macrophyllae, Agkistrodon acutus, at 15 g each; Caulis Spatholobi, Semen Coicis, at 30 g each; Radix Aconiti praeparata, T.