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Square-nosed snake
Rhinoplocephalus - Müller, 1885

Pronunciation: RYE-no-plo-SEFF-ah-luss
Etymology: 'snouted-Hoplocephalus', after another genus of snakes.

Taxonomic notes:

Many members of this genus have been moved to Cryptophis.

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

Size range:
Smallest Australian species: square-nosed snake (Rhinoplocephalus bicolor) at 45 cm
 Longest Australian species: square-nosed snake (Rhinoplocephalus bicolor) at up to 45 cm
Number of Australian species: 1

square-nosed snake (Rhinoplocephalus bicolor)
Yallingup, Western Australia
Photo © Jordan Vos
square-nosed snake (Rhinoplocephalus bicolor) distribution range map Rhinoplocephalus bicolor
Square-nosed snake
Year described
Müller 1885

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