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SnakeAustrelaps ramsayi

Highlands Copperhead

Elapid

The Highland Copperhead is one of three species of copperhead found in south-east Australia. The snake is usually has a blackish grey back and a cream belly. Sometimes it head is copper in colour and its back a golden brown colour with a darker stripe down the middle of its back. It may grow up to 1.25m in length. It is restricted to higher altitudes.

Distribution: Common at higher altitudes. The Atlas of Living Australia also shows a number of records of Lowland Copperhead (Austrelaps superbus) in the region. It has not been practical to distinguish between Highland and Lowland Copperheads.

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Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 3 Feb 2019 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 16 Dec 2018 Austrelaps ramsayi at Crackenback, NSW - 4 Nov 2018 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 19 Apr 2018 Austrelaps ramsayi at Kosciuszko National Park - 11 Mar 2018 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 28 Oct 2017 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 25 Mar 2017 Austrelaps ramsayi at Gibraltar Pines - 21 Feb 2017 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 5 Nov 2016 Austrelaps ramsayi at Tidbinbilla - 27 Mar 2016 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 14 Feb 2016 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 22 Jan 2016 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2015 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 13 Oct 2012 Austrelaps ramsayi at Winifred, NSW - 13 Mar 2010 Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 1 Mar 2009 Austrelaps ramsayi at Winifred, NSW - 5 Mar 2005 Austrelaps ramsayi at Old Adaminaby, NSW - 15 Dec 1978 Austrelaps ramsayi at Tidbinbilla - 25 Oct 1977
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 3 Feb 2019
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 16 Dec 2018
Austrelaps ramsayi at Crackenback, NSW - 4 Nov 2018
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 19 Apr 2018
Austrelaps ramsayi at Kosciuszko National Park - 11 Mar 2018
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 28 Oct 2017
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 25 Mar 2017
Austrelaps ramsayi at Gibraltar Pines - 21 Feb 2017
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 5 Nov 2016
Austrelaps ramsayi at Tidbinbilla - 27 Mar 2016
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 14 Feb 2016
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 22 Jan 2016
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2015
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 13 Oct 2012
Austrelaps ramsayi at Winifred, NSW - 13 Mar 2010
Austrelaps ramsayi at Namadgi National Park - 1 Mar 2009
Austrelaps ramsayi at Winifred, NSW - 5 Mar 2005
Austrelaps ramsayi at Old Adaminaby, NSW - 15 Dec 1978
Austrelaps ramsayi at Tidbinbilla - 25 Oct 1977

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