Pseudonaja nuchalis Gunther, 1858

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Description: Large, slender snake with narrow head and indistinct neck and large eyes. Colour highly variable, from light brown to almost black, some individuals are patterned with V- or W-shaped marks on the neck, broad, dark or narrow brown crossbands or herring-bone patterns. Belly is cream or yellow with dark grey or dark orange crossbands. Length up to 1.6 m.

Large, slender snake with narrow head and indistinct neck and large eyes. Colour highly variable, from light brown to almost black, some individuals are patterned with V- or W-shaped marks on the neck, broad, dark or narrow brown crossbands or herring-bone patterns. Belly is cream or yellow with dark grey or dark orange crossbands. Length up to 1.6 m.

Place collected: Oceania: Australia: Western Australia
Measurements: not recorded
Type: REPTILIA SERPENTES ELAPIDAE

Accession no: 2000.1.23

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