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Pseudonaja guttata

Speckled Brown Snake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite ref
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All snakes of the genus Pseudonaja have very short fangs. Bite can be virtually painless and symptoms may not occur immediately. You may be bitten and envenomated without noticing it. Always seek medical help and apply compression bandage.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 147 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Reproduction

  • unknown ref
  • Pupil Shape (when closed!)

  • round (or oval) ref
  • Fangs

  • fixed ref front-fanged ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Pseudonaja guttata  ENGLISH Speckled Brown Snake, Spotted Brown Snake ref

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Elapidae

  • Elapids
  • III. Subfamily Hydrophiinae

  • Sea snakes
  • IV. Genus Pseudonaja

  • Australian brown snakes
  • V. Species Pseudonaja guttata

  • Speckled brown snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 783
Look up complete taxonomic records of Pseudonaja guttata (including synonyms) at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).