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acanthophis meaning

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  1. The dreaded Acanthophis antarcticus _ better, and more aptly, known as the death adder _ is stirring things up at the Tennessee Aquarium in downtown Chattanooga these days.
  2. They are a Elapid species Acanthophis laevis, more commonly known as the " Papuan Death Adder . " Interestingly, the death adder itself only resembles a viper, but is actually an elapid.
  3. The "'desert death adder "'( " Acanthophis pyrrhus " ) is a species of snake native to Australia and is one of the most venomous land snakes in the world.
  4. Thereafter the range of antivenoms increased, including those against other snake species such as death adder ( " Acanthophis antarcticus " ) and the taipan ( " Oxyuranus scutellatus " ), plus spiders including the redback ( " Latrodectus hasselti " ) and  after much difficulty  the Sydney funnel-web ( " Atrax robustus " ).
  5. This reinforced the need for effective antivenenes ( antivenoms ) for the more dangerous local species of snakes, notably the tiger snake ( " Notechis scutatus " ), death adder ( " Acanthophis antarcticus " ) and copperhead ( " Austrelaps superbus " ), although only the former was suitable for manufacture by the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories ( now CSL Limited ).

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