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Collett’s Snake

The Collett’s Snake is an Australian snake that ranks in the nineteenth place among the world’s most venomous snakes.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Squamata
    Suborder Serpentes
    Family Elapidae
    Genus Pseudechis
    Scientific Name Pseudechis colletti


    Other Names Down’s tiger snake, Collett’s black snake, Colletts cobra
    Length 1.8 – 2.2 metres
    Color Beige to light orange marks upon a dark brown base
    Distribution Central western Queensland in Australia; also in the north and south
    Habitat Dry-barren areas or plains
    Diet Amphibians, reptiles and small mammals. Cannibalism is also known
    Venom Fact Highly venomous
    Reproduction Early August to late October; Oviparous
    Clutch/Litter Size Up to 20 eggs

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    Published on December 28th 2016 by under Snakes. Article was last reviewed on 13th June 2019.

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