Texas. Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix. Common NameCopperhead. Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus. Common NameCottonmouth. Glossy Snake Arizona elegans. Trans-Pecos Rat Snake Bogertophis subocularis. Western Worm Snake Carphophis vermis. Scarlet Snake Cemophora coccinea. Racer Coluber constrictor. Schott's Whipsnake.
Coral Snake 1. Micrurus tener. Copperhead 2. Agkistrodon contortrix. Cottonmouth 3. Agkistrodon piscivorus. Western Diamondback Rattlesnake 4. Crotalus atrox.
Snakes bites. Rattlesnakes. Timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) also known as Canebreak rattlesnake is a large, heavy-bodied snake averaging 4-1/2 feet. Mojave rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus) is similar to the western diamondback in markings, but smaller and more slender and found only in extreme West Texas.
The State of Texas is home to 15 potentially dangerous snake species or subspecies. Despite this, each year, there have been more deaths in Texas attributed .