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Species profile—Brachyurophis australis (coral snake)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Elapidae (elapid snakes) → Brachyurophis australis (coral snake)

Photo of Brachyurophis australis (coral snake) - Hogan, L.,Queensland Herbarium, DES,2001
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Elapidae (elapid snakes)
Scientific name
Brachyurophis australis (Krefft, 1864)
Common name
coral snake
Type reference
Krefft, G. 1864. Descriptions of three new species of Australian snakes. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1864: 180-182.
WildNet taxon ID
460
Synonym(s)
Simoselaps australis
Austrelaps australis
Rhynchelaps australis
Simotes australis
Alternate name(s)
Australian coral snake
eastern shovel-nosed snake
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
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=460

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

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