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Species profile—Pseudonaja nuchalis (western brown snake)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Elapidae (elapid snakes) → Pseudonaja nuchalis (western brown snake)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Elapidae (elapid snakes)
Scientific name
Pseudonaja nuchalis Günther, 1858
Common name
western brown snake
Type reference
Günther, A. (1858). Catalogue of Colubrine snakes of the British Museum. London, I-XVI, 1-281.
WildNet taxon ID
34446
Synonym(s)
Pseudelaps bancrofti
Pseudonaja vanderstraateni
Pseudonaja jukesi
Pseudonaja imperitor
Alternate name(s)
northern brown snake
gwardar
collared brown snake
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Venomous

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=34446

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

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