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Genus Pseudonaja Günther, 1858



An alternate taxonomy (Hoser 2003, 2012) considers this taxon more speciose than treated herein, with additional Australian content being: Pseudonaja affinis charlespiersoni Hoser, 2012; P. elliotti Hoser, 2003; P. guttata whybrowi Hoser, 2012; P. textilis cliveevatti Hoser, 2012; P. textilis leswilliamsi Hoser, 2012; P. textilis rollinsoni Hoser, 2012. This taxonomy has not gained widespread acceptance.




Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Channel Country (CHC), Central Kimberley (CK), Coolgardie (COO), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Finke (FIN), Gascoyne (GAS), Gawler (GAW), Gibson Desert (GD), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Murchison (MUR), Northern Kimberley (NK), Nullarbor (NUL), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Tanami (TAN), Yalgoo (YAL) ; ACT, NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA: Australian Alps (AA), Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Broken Hill Complex (BHC), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cobar Peneplain (CP), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Flinders Lofty Block (FLB), Flinders (FLI), Gulf Plains (GUP), Kanmantoo (KAN), MacDonnell Ranges (MAC), Murray Darling Depression (MDD), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), Naracoorte Coastal Plain (NCP), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Ord Victoria Plain (OVP), Riverina (RIV), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Victorian Midlands (VM), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP), Wet Tropics (WT) ; NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA: Burt Plain (BRT), Carnarvon (CAR), Central Kimberley (CK), Central Ranges (CR), Dampierland (DL), Davenport Murchison Ranges (DMR), Finke (FIN), Gascoyne (GAS), Gibson Desert (GD), Gulf Fall and Uplands (GFU), Great Sandy Desert (GSD), Gulf Coastal (GUC), Great Victoria Desert (GVD), Little Sandy Desert (LSD), Murchison (MUR), Pilbara (PIL), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Stony Plains (STP), Sturt Plateau (STU), Tanami (TAN), Victoria Bonaparte (VB), Yalgoo (YAL) ; NSW, Qld, SA, Vic: Eyre Yorke Block (EYB) ; NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Central Arnhem (CA), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Pine Creek (PCK) ; NT, Qld, WA: Tiwi Cobourg (TIW) ; WA: Esperance Plains (ESP), Hampton (HAM), Jarrah Forest (JF), Mallee (MAL), Nullarbor (NUL), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA), Warren (WAR)

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
01-Feb-2017 19-Mar-2013 MODIFIED
08-Mar-2011 08-Mar-2011 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)