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  Pygmy Copperhead (Austrelaps labialis)

Pygmy Copperhead | Austrelaps labialis photo
Austrelaps labialis (pygmy copperhead) native to South Australia (state) particularly Kangaroo Island

Image by John Langsford - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

PYGMY COPPERHEAD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Austrelaps labialis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Reptilia
Order:Squamata (Serpentes)
Family:Elapidae
Genus:Austrelaps
Species:labialis
Common Name:Pygmy Copperhead

Relatives in same Genus
  Lowland Copperhead (A. superbus)