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species

Mainland Tiger Snake
Notechis scutatus (Peters, 1861)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Elapidae »  genus Notechis

Scientific synonyms

Hoplocephalus ater Krefft, 1866
Notechis ater (Krefft, 1866)
Notechis ater ater (Krefft, 1866)
Notechis ater humphreysi Worrell, 1963
Notechis ater serventyi Worrell, 1963
Notechis scutatus ater (Krefft, 1866)
Notechis scutatus humphreysi Worrell, 1963
Notechis scutatus niger Kinghorn, 1921
Notechis scutatus serventyi Worrell, 1963

Other names

= Black Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus ater)
= Chappell Island Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus serventyi)
= King Island Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus humphreysi)
= Krefft's Black Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus ater)
= Krefft's Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus ater)
= Peninsula Black Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus niger)
= Tasmanian Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus humphreysi)
= Tiger Snake

Least Concern

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Notechis scutatus occidentalis Glauert, 1948 - Western Tiger Snake
subspecies Notechis scutatus scutatus (Peters, 1861)

Notechis scutatus scutatus


Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [4f2f77c5-f114-4d0d-9c27-c41fb1deb239]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Notechis scutatus (Peters, 1861)]
Data retrieved on: 26 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [f07b82e3-0ce0-4426-86bc-b4241e4dd6ad]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Notechis scutatus ater (Krefft, 1866)]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [1c2a3af5-106f-4cd0-a873-79388f665988]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Notechis scutatus humphreysi Worrell, 1963]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [15c69963-f1f9-41a8-b948-602928de7fd5]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Notechis scutatus niger Kinghorn, 1921]
Data retrieved on: 26 January 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [a460c7e7-5211-4aab-82a2-e5af4b539ee7]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Notechis scutatus serventyi Worrell, 1963]
Data retrieved on: 29 January 2015

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