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Slaty-grey snake

slaty-grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus)
Fogg Dam, Northern Territory
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Stegonotus cucullatus - (Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)
Pronunciation  STEG-oh-NOH-tus   COOK-yule-AH-tuss
Etymology  Stegonotus: 'covered back'.
cucullatus: 'hooded'.
Other names   
 
Total length
Species avg: 130 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Average: 12
Length and clutch size information comes from a variety of sources, but primarily from Shine (1991) and Cogger (2000).
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

North Queensland across to the top of the Northern Territory. Apparently absent from Queensland's Gulf region.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Habitat

Found in moist forests.

Recorded from the following parks/reserves

The following sources may have been consulted when the above list was compiled:
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