Distribution

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Continent: Australia
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland)
Type locality: Australia
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Hemiaspis signata

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Hemiaspis signata (common names: black-bellied swamp snake[3] and marsh snake[4]) is a species of venomous elapid snake endemic to Australia, where it is found along the east coast.[5]

Recognisable by two distinctive narrow white lines on the face, the colour can range from pale olive to black top with a dark grey to black belly. Adults can grow to 70 cm in length, but most specimens are smaller than this. Their diet consists mainly of skinks and frogs.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Hemiaspis signata (Jan, 1859)". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Hemiaspis signata ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  3. ^ Isbister, GK; Dawson, AH; Whyte, IM (March 2002). "Two cases of bites by the black-bellied swamp snake (Hemiaspis signata)". Toxicon. 40 (3): 317–9. doi:10.1016/s0041-0101(01)00221-5. PMID 11711130.
  4. ^ a b "Whip Snakes and Marsh Snakes Fact Sheet" (PDF). Queensland Museum. 2011. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Hemiaspis signata (Jan, 1859) - Black-bellied Swamp Snake". Atlas of Living Australia. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
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Hemiaspis signata: Brief Summary

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Hemiaspis signata (common names: black-bellied swamp snake and marsh snake) is a species of venomous elapid snake endemic to Australia, where it is found along the east coast.

Recognisable by two distinctive narrow white lines on the face, the colour can range from pale olive to black top with a dark grey to black belly. Adults can grow to 70 cm in length, but most specimens are smaller than this. Their diet consists mainly of skinks and frogs.

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