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Rough-scaled snake
Tropidechis - G√ľnther, 1863

Pronunciation: TROP-id-EK-iss
Etymology: 'keeled Echis' - Echis is a genus of snakes (adders)

Taxonomic notes:

Notes:
Statistics: Reproductive modes:
Live-bearing - 1 out of 1 Australian species

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: rough-scaled snake (Tropidechis carinatus) at 75 cm
 Longest Australian species: rough-scaled snake (Tropidechis carinatus) at up to 100 cm
Number of Australian species: 1
 

rough-scaled snake (Tropidechis carinatus)
Mount Glorious, Queensland
Photo © Stewart Macdonald
rough-scaled snake (Tropidechis carinatus) distribution range map Tropidechis carinatus
Rough-scaled snake
Year described
(Krefft 1863)
Description

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