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Species profile—Acrochordus arafurae (Arafura file snake)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Reptilia (reptiles) → Acrochordidae (file snakes) → Acrochordus arafurae (Arafura file snake)

Photo of Acrochordus arafurae (Arafura file snake) - Queensland Government,1980

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Reptilia (reptiles)
Family
Acrochordidae (file snakes)
Scientific name
Acrochordus arafurae McDowell, 1979
Common name
Arafura file snake
WildNet taxon ID
586
Synonym(s)
Funkiacrochordus arafurae
Acrochordus javanicus
Alternate name(s)
Arafura filesnake
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
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=586

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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