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  Northern Death Adder (Acanthophis praelongus)

Northern Death Adder | Acanthophis praelongus photo
Northern Death Adder, National Aquarium, Baltimore

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REPTILE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Acanthophis praelongus in Australia

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Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Elapidae
Genus:Acanthophis
Species:praelongus
Common Name:Northern Death Adder

Relatives in same Genus
  Southern Death Adder (A. antarcticus)
  Desert Death Adder (A. pyrrhus)