Definition of Acanthophis antarcticus

1. Noun. Venomous Australian snake resembling an adder.

Exact synonyms: Death Adder
Generic synonyms: Elapid, Elapid Snake
Group relationships: Acanthophis, Genus Acanthophis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acanthophis Antarcticus

Acadians
Acalypha
Acalypha virginica
Acanthaceae
Acanthia lectularia
Acanthisitta
Acanthisitta chloris
Acanthisittidae
Acanthocereus
Acanthocereus pentagonus
Acanthocereus tetragonus
Acanthocheilonema
Acanthocybium
Acanthocybium solandri
Acanthophis
Acanthophis antarcticus (current term)
Acanthoscelides
Acanthoscelides obtectus
Acanthuridae
Acanthurus
Acanthurus chirurgus
Acanthus mollis
Acapulco
Acapulco de Juarez
Acapulco gold
Acaridae
Acarnanian
Acarnanians
Acarus
Acarus balatus

Literary usage of Acanthophis antarcticus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"... 273), although larger, reaching five feet in length, does less mischief. The Death-Adder (Acanthophis antarcticus), easily Fig. 20. ..."

2. Die tierischen Gifte by Edwin Stanton Faust (1906)
"... in der Umgegend von Sidney, deren Biß oft tödlich ist. Hoplocephalus superbus Gthr., „large scaled" oder „dia- mond snake". Acanthophis antarcticus s. ..."

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