Austrelaps superbus

Lowland copperhead

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous ref
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Warning. 

The bite of most elapids is not painful. You can be bitten and envenomated without noticing it.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 175 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Weight Range

  • ??? gr - 339 gr ref
  • Pupil Shape

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  • Dentition Type

  • fixed front fangs
  • Teeth/Fang Length

  • 4.5 mm ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

??? to ??? meter above sea level ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Austrelaps superbus  0 DE Tieflandkupferkopf, EN Common Copperhead, Copperhead Snake, Lowland copperhead, NL Australische koperkop, Laaglandse koperkop

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Elapidae

  • Elapids
  • III. Subfamily Hydrophiinae

  • Sea snakes
  • IV. Genus Austrelaps

  • Australian copperheads
  • V. Species Austrelaps superbus

  • Lowland copperhead
  • VI. snakeID

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