Pygmy copperhead (Austrelaps labialis)

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Pygmy copperhead fact file

Pygmy copperhead description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyElapidae
GenusAustrelaps (1)

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Pygmy copperhead status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Pygmy copperhead coiled  
Pygmy copperhead coiled

© Brad Maryan

Brad Maryan
Lerista.1@bigpond.com

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