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Species profile—Pseudechis porphyriacus (red-bellied black snake)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Elapidae (elapid snakes) → Pseudechis porphyriacus (red-bellied black snake)

Photo of Pseudechis porphyriacus (red-bellied black snake) - Thomson, B.,Bruce Thomson

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Elapidae (elapid snakes)
Scientific name
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Shaw, 1794)
Common name
red-bellied black snake
WildNet taxon ID
462
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
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=462

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

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
23 October 2019
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