Tiger snake (species: Notechis scutatus) in Curracabundi NP (Gaia Guide)
Notechis scutatus
Tiger snake

©Gordon Garradd: Tiger snake (Notechis scutatus)

©JAW at Wikipedia: Tiger snake (Notechis scutatus)

©Teneche on Wikipedia: Tiger snake (Notechis scutatus)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Elapidae
Genus Notechis
Species Notechis scutatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 290 cm (Length of specimen)



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

Tiger snakes are found in coastal environments, wetlands, and creeks where they often form territories. Areas with an abundance of prey can support large populations. The species' distribution extends from the south of Western Australia through to South Australia, Tasmania, up through Victoria, and New South Wales. Its common habitat includes the coastal areas of Australia. (Wikipedia)

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