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GOULD'S HOODED SNAKE
Suta gouldii
(was Parasuta gouldii)

Venomous - normally considered harmless
However dangerous species may be mistaken for this species!


  GOULD'S HOODED SNAKE Parasuta gouldii
Gould's Hooded Snake (Suta gouldii) at Merredin Army Camp, Western Australia

GOULD'S HOODED SNAKE Parasuta gouldii MAP
Approximate distribution of Gould's Hooded Snake (Suta gouldii)

GOULD'S HOODED SNAKE Parasuta gouldii
Gould's Hooded Snake (Suta gouldii) at Merredin Army Camp, Western Australia


SIMILAR SPECIES

 

COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME

DISTRIBUTION

Little Whip Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) flagellum

NSW, SA, Vic , ACT?

Monk Snake or Hooded Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) monachus

NSW, NT, SA, WA

Mallee Black-backed Snake or Mitchell's Short Tailed Snake (Status uncertain)

Suta (was Parasuta) nigriceps (Status uncertain)

WA, SA?

Spectacled Hooded Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) spectabilis

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

*Dwyer's Snake
(Status uncertain)

Suta (was Parasuta) dwyeri

NSW, SA, Vic, Qld, ACT

 

LINKS OF INTEREST

Herpetology2020 - What’s Under the Hood
Phylogeny and Taxonomy of the Snake Genera Parasuta and Suta (Squamata: Elapidae), with A Description of A New Species from the Pilbara, Western Australia
Species New to Science

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