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Drysdalia rhodogaster

Mustard-bellied Snake at Bundanoon

Drysdalia rhodogaster at Bundanoon - 6 Mar 2021
Drysdalia rhodogaster at Bundanoon - 6 Mar 2021
Drysdalia rhodogaster at Bundanoon - 6 Mar 2021
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Identification history

Drysdalia rhodogaster 28 Mar 2021 PatrickCampbell
Austrelaps ramsayi 8 Mar 2021 Boobook38
Austrelaps ramsayi 8 Mar 2021 Sarah2019

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User's notes

Baby copperhead dead on the side of the road. Looks to have been run over.

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   28 Mar 2021
The prominent orange to yellow band across the neck and distinctive mustard-coloured belly distinguishes this specimen as Drysdalia rhodogaster. The black pigment between the ventral scales (predominantly towards the ends) and grey crown are also characteristics of D. rhodogaster.

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Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at - 3 Jun 2020 by GlossyGal
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at - 3 Jun 2020 by GlossyGal
Grevillea patulifolia at - 5 Sep 2019 by Boobook38
Olax stricta (Olax) at - 5 Sep 2019 by Boobook38

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 6 Mar 2021 04:24 PM Recorded on
  • Sarah2019 Recorded by

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