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Warrego burrowing snake

Warrego burrowing snake (Antaioserpens warro)
Chesterton Range, Queensland
Photo © Jon-Paul Emery
Antaioserpens warro - (De Vis, 1884)
Pronunciation  ann-TAY-ee-oh-SIR-puhns   WOH-roh
Etymology  Antaioserpens: 'From the Greek Antaios, a giant wrestler whose strength was renewed when he touched the earth.'1
warro: After the type locality, Warro Station.
Other names  Cacophis warro
Antairoserpens warro
Total length
Species avg: 40 cm
Clutch size
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


Southern Brigalow Belt and eastern Mulga Lands bioregions, with specimens coming from Charleville, Mitchell, and the Morven region.

Found in the following Australian states/territories




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