Ancistrodon

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Ancistrodon is a taxonomic synonym that may refer to any of the following genera:

  • Agkistrodon, a.k.a. copperheads and moccasins, a group of venomous pitvipers found in Central and North America.
  • Deinagkistrodon, a monotypic genus containing the species D. acutus, a.k.a. the hundred-pace viper, found in Southeast Asia.
  • Gloydius, a.k.a. Asian moccasins, found in Asia.