Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha

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Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha


Taxonavigation: Elapoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Elapoidea

Familia: Elapidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophiinae
Genus: Pseudonaja
Species: Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha


Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha (McCoy, 1879)

  • Holotype: NMV D12352 (old no. 3261 and R12802), collected by W. Blandowski.
  • Type locality: not stated, in Victoria by implication; designated to “Junction of Murray and Darling Rivers”, Victoria, Australia, by Coventry (1970: 121).


  • Diemenia aspidorhyncha McCoy, 1878: 13 [original combination]
  • Pseudonaja aspidorhynchaWells & Wellington, 1985: 48 [subsequent combination]

Native distribution areas[edit]

  • Australia: Northern Territory, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.


Primary references[edit]

  • McCoy, F. 1878–1890. Natural History of Victoria. Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria, or, Figures and Descriptions of the Living Species of all Classes of the Victorian Indigenous Animals. Governmment Printer: Melbourne. Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Strap-snouted Brown Snake
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