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Species profile—Demansia quaesitor (sombre whipsnake)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Elapidae (elapid snakes) → Demansia quaesitor (sombre whipsnake)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Elapidae (elapid snakes)
Scientific name
Demansia quaesitor Shea, 2007
Common name
sombre whipsnake
Type reference
Shea, G.M. and Scanlon, J.D. (2007) Revision of the Small Tropical Whipsnakes Previously Referred to Demansia olivacea (Gray, 1842) and Demansia torquata (Günther, 1862) (Squamata: Elapidae). Records of the Australian Museum 59: 117-142.
WildNet taxon ID
31914
Synonym(s)
Demansia olivacea
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=31914

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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