Bardick


A small venomous snake morphologically similar to a death adder that attains a maximum length of 70 cm. Large individuals potentially dangerous to children - the venom of this species is also death adder-like. Restricted to southern parts, north to Kalbarri on west coast and Boorabbin inland, then coastal on Nullarbor. Dorsal body colour is monotonal olive-green, reddish-brown or dark greyish-brown to almost black. Belly is green to reddish.



Bardick (Echiopsis curta) from Forrestania, WA



Female Bardick with newly born young (Echiopsis curta) from Wanneroo, WA



Three colour morphs of the Bardick (Echiopsis curta) from Lort River (Esperance Sandplain), WA


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