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Species profile—Cerberus australis (bockadam)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Colubridae (colubrid snakes) → Cerberus australis (bockadam)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Colubridae (colubrid snakes)
Scientific name
Cerberus australis (Gray, 1842)
Common name
bockadam
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1842). Monographic Synopsis of the Water Snakes, or the Family of Hydridae. The Zoological Miscellany, 59-68.
WildNet taxon ID
524
Synonym(s)
Cerberus rynchops
Cerberus rynchops novaeguineae
Homalopsis australis
Cerberus rynchops australis
Alternate name(s)
Australian bockadam
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Data deficient
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=524

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

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