Pseudonaja textilis

Pseudonaja textilis

(soo″dō-nă-jă tĕks′tĭl-ĭs) [″ + ″] [L., lit. “woven”]
The Australian eastern brown snake. Venom from this snake contains an anticoagulant that activates prothrombin and causes bleeding. Purified venom from the brown snake is used in laboratory assays for lupus anticoagulants.
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The occurrence of juvenile Eastern Brown Snakes Pseudonaja textilis textilis with body bands from Werribee-Keilor plains grasslands near Melbourne is documented and a literature review of the variation in banding patterns across the species' geographic range is examined through published descriptions and photographs.
Keywords: Eastern Brown Snake, Pseudonaja textilis textilis, juveniles, body bands, Werribee-Keilor plains
The distinctive and variable markings of juvenile Eastern Brown Snakes Pseudonaja textilis textilis have long been known (Krefft 1869; Waite 1929) and are such a contrast to the unpatterned adults that the juveniles were more than once described as separate species (e.
Annable T (1985) Subcaudal scalation analysis of Pseudonaja textilis (Dumeril and Bibron) in the eastern Riverina region.
Homan P (2008) Variation in body patterns in juvenile Eastern Brown snakes Pseudonaja textilis at Epping, Victoria.
Molecular diversity in venom from the Australian Brown Snake, Pseudonaja textilis.
Clinical toxinology resources: Pseudonaja textilis.
Purification and characterization of a prothrombin activator from the venom of the Australian brown snake, Pseudonaja textilis textilis.
Pseutarin c, a porthrombin activator from Pseudonaja textilis venom: Its structural and functional similarity to mammalian coagulation factor Xa-Va complex.
A novel serine protease inhibitor from the Australian brown snake, Pseudonaja textilis textilis: Inhibition kinetics.
The three species detected in the last five years of the study were observed only once over the entire study period; these were the Eastern Brown Snake Pseudonaja textilis (2010), Smooth Toadlet Uperoleia laevigata (2011) and Copper-tailed Skink Ctenotus taeniolatus (2013).
scincoides (n=3) and also by juvenile Eastern Brown Snakes Pseudonaja textilis textilis (n = 2) and a juvenile Eastern Tiger Snake Notechis scutatus (n = 1).