There are many harmless watersnakes (genus nerodia) that are frequently confused with venomous water moccasins aka cottonmouths. Water moccasin snake – agkistrodon piscivorus introduction the water moccasin snake or cottonmouth is a type of pit viper they can give a bite that is very.
The water moccasin, north america's only venomous water snake, has a distinctive blocky, triangular head a thick body and a dangerous bite.
Agkistrodon piscivorus is a venomous snake, a species of pit viper, found in the southeastern common names include variants on water moccasin, swamp moccasin, le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux det d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. Introduction the cottonmouth snake, also known as a water moccasin ( agkistrodon piscivorus) is found near bodies of water.
The primary reason people may find water moccasins outside their native ranges is primarily because of introduction into the area by people.