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Southern dwarf crowned snake

southern dwarf crowned snake (Cacophis krefftii)
Ourimbah, New South Wales
Photo © Henry Cook
Cacophis krefftii - G√ľnther, 1863
Pronunciation  ka-KOH-fiss   KREFF-tee
Etymology  Cacophis: 'bad-snake'.
krefftii: after J. L. G. Krefft, past curator of the Australian Museum, and distinguished zoologist.
Other names   
 
Total length
Species avg: 25 cm
Species max: 37 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Average: 3
Range: 2 - 5
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

From Gosford, New South Wales, to about Mackay, Queensland.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

New South Wales, Queensland

Habitat

Rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest.

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