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Cacophis harriettae KREFFT, 1869

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesWhite-crowned Snake, White-naped Snake 
SynonymCacophis harriettae KREFFT 1869: 76
Glyphodon harrietae — WORRELL 1961
Pseudelaps harriettae — BOULENGER 1896
Pseudelaps harriettae — LONGMAN 1918
Aspidomorphus harriettae
Cacophis harriettae — COGGER 1983: 219
Cacophis harriettae — WELCH 1994: 39
Cacophis harriettae — COGGER 2000: 636
Cacophis harriettae — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Cacophis harriettae — WALLACH et al. 2014: 131 
DistributionAustralia (New South Wales, Queensland)

Type locality: Warro, Port Curtis, Qld. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous. 
TypesHolotype: AMS (AM) 6676 
CommentVenomous! 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger,H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Krefft, G. 1869. The Snakes of Australia; an Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of All the Known Species. Sydney, Govt. Printer xxv + 100 pp. - get paper here
  • Longman, H. A. 1918. Notes on some Queensland and Papuan reptiles. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 6: 37-44
  • Scanlon, John D. 2003. The Australian Elapid genus Cacophis: Morphology and phylogeny of rainforest crowned snakes. The Herpetological Journal 13(1):1-20
  • Shine, R. 1980. Comparative ecology of three Australian snake species of the genus Cacophis (Serpentes : Elapidae). Copeia 1980 (4): 831-838 - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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