Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Acanthophis antarcticus

  • Author and date of publication

    (Shaw & Nodder, 1802)

  • Preferred Common name

    Common Death Adder

  • Other Common Names

    Death Adder

  • Identified By

    Dr Jane E. Melville - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    1

  • Sex

    Unknown

  • Specimen Nature

    Spirit Wet formalin 10% ethanol 70%

  • Collected By

    Raymond Hoser - Snake Busters

  • Sampling Method

    Died in captivity

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Vertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Herpetology

  • Collecting Areas

    Herpetology

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Country

    Australia

  • Precise Location

    Born in captivity in Victoria -parents from Barkly Tableland, Anthony Lagoon

  • Latitude

    -17.98

  • Longitude

    135.55

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    Collector

  • Georeference Protocol

    geoscience Australia - Place names website