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Species profile—Acanthophis pyrrhus (desert death adder)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Elapidae (elapid snakes) → Acanthophis pyrrhus (desert death adder)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Elapidae (elapid snakes)
Scientific name
Acanthophis pyrrhus Boulenger, 1898
Common name
desert death adder
WildNet taxon ID
498
Alternate name(s)
Dajarra death adder
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
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=498

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

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