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  Northern Tree Snake (Dendrelaphis calligastra)

Northern Tree Snake | Dendrelaphis calligastra photo
Northern Tree Snake near Cooktown, Queensland.

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Northern Tree Snake | Dendrelaphis calligastra photo
Northern Tree Snake showing distinctive stripe through eye

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NORTHERN TREE SNAKE FACTS



Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Colubridae
Genus:Dendrelaphis
Species:calligastra
Common Name:Northern Tree Snake

Relatives in same Genus
  Green Tree Snake (D. punctulata)