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Suta punctata (BOULENGER, 1896)

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Higher TaxaElapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSpotted Snake, Little Spotted Snake 
SynonymDenisonia punctata BOULENGER 1896: 341
Suta punctata MCDOWELL 1970
Denisonia punctata - COGGER 1983: 223
Rhinoplocephalus punctatus STORR 1984
Suta punctata — WELCH 1994: 109
Suta punctata — COGGER 2000: 691
Suta punctata — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Suta punctata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 691 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia)

Type locality: Port Walcott, W. A. Map legend:
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Reproductionviviparous. 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.20.76 
CommentVenomous! 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1896. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum, Vol. 3. London (Taylor & Francis), xiv + 727 pp. - get paper here
  • 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.
  • Smith, L. A. 1980. Taxonomy of Denisonia punctata and Denisonia fasciata (Serpentes: Elapidae). Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 8: 327-333 - get paper here
  • Somaweera, R. 2009. Snakes of Darwin. Poster, University of Sydney
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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