AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
Covering Australian Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles
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CHAPPELL ISLAND TIGER SNAKE
Notechis scutatus serventyi
(was Notechis ater serventyi)
Note that many people do not recognise this subspecies
Chappell Island Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus serventyi) -
This subspecies (or race) of Tiger snake
grows extremely large compared to other Tiger snakes - and is also variable in pattern, and may have little or no banding.
FOR A COMPLETE MAP OF TIGER SNAKES
(that covers all the races and/or subspecies of Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatus) the two maps below must be combined)
The red arrow points to the location (Furneaux Group) of the Chappell Island Tiger Snake previously known as Notechis ater serventyi. Other subspecies (now considered obsolete by many) of Notechis ater are also on this map as some people consider snakes previously classed as Notechis ater to be subspecies of Notechis scutatus
This map shows the historical distribution of the Eastern Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatusscutatus) in ORANGE) and the Western Tiger Snake (Notechis scutatusoccidentalis) in GREEN
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