REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF THE WORLD

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ELAPIDS OF THE WORLD

King cobra (Ophiophagus hannah)

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

Papuan Death Adder, Top End Death Adder or Rough-scaled Death Adder

Acanthophis rugosus

New Guinea, northern Australia

Eastern Green Mamba

Dendroaspis angusticeps

Coastal regions of southern Africa and East Africa

Black Mamba

Dendroaspis polylepis

Sub-Saharan Africa

Western Green Mamba

Dendroaspis viridis

West Africa

Common Yellow-bellied Sea Snake

Hydrophis (was Pelamis) platurus platurus

Tropical oceanic waters around the world except for the Atlantic Ocean

Wide-faced or Yellow Lipped Sea Krait

Laticauda colubrina

India and Sri Lanka to Islands of the SW Pacific - Occasionally strays into Australian waters

Spectacled Cobra or Indian Cobra

Naja naja

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan

King Cobra

Ophiophagus hannah

South and Southeast Asia

Coastal Taipan

Oxyuranus scutellatus

Australia (Qld) , New Guinea

 

 

 

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