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White-crowned Snake - South Eastern Queensland: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Cacophis harriettae
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Not listed
Last updated: 12 Feb 2018

Distribution of the species within this region

The White-crowned Snake is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the South Eastern Queensland Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Burringbar-Conondale Ranges Predicted None
Clarence Lowlands Known None
Clarence Sandstones Known None
Scenic Rim Known None
Sunshine Coast-Gold Coast Lowlands Predicted None
Woodenbong Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the White-crowned Snake - South Eastern Queensland is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrub/grass sub-formation)
    • Clarence Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Eucalyptus ophitica - White Mahogany open forest on serpentinite near Baryulgil of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Box - Grey Ironbark grassy open forest of the Clarence Valley lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Box - Small-fruited Grey Gum shrubby forest of the far north of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Gum - Grey Ironbark open forest of the Clarence lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Gum - Spotted Gum open forest of the southern Clarence lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Orange Gum (Eucalyptus bancroftii) open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Red Ironbark open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Blackbutt open forest of the lower Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Box - Grey Ironbark dry open forest of the Clarence Valley lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Box grassy open forest of the Richmond Range of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Ironbark - Pink Bloodwood open forest of the Clarence Valley lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum dry grassy open forest of the foothills of the northern NSW North Coast
      • Yellow Box - Grey Box grassy open forest in the Glenugie area of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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    • Northern Gorge Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Broad-leaved Apple - Scribbly Gum woodland in the Guy Fawkes River area of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Broad-leaved Stringybark - Blakely's Red Gum grassy woodlands of the northern gorges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Forest Red Gum grassy open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Forest Redgum - Broad-leaved Apple dry open forest of the gorges of NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Forest Redgum - Pink Bloodwood open forest of the foothills and ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Box - Pink Bloodwood open forest of the gorges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Gum - Broad-leaved Apple dry open forest of the gorges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey gum - stringybark open forest of the gorges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Grey Ironbark - Grey Gum open forest of the northern escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt - stringybark grassy forest the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Silvertop Stringybark - Broad-leaved Apple dry open forest of the gorges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Tallowwood dry open forest of the escarpment and foothills of the New England Tableland Bioregion and NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Thin-leaved Stringybark - Broad-leaved Apple open forest of the gorges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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    • North-west Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Woodlands
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - White Cypress pine woodland on slopes and flats in the Coonabarabran - Pilliga Scrub regions
  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Coastal Dune Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Needlebark Stringybark shrubby open forest on coastal sands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Coast Cypress Pine shrubby open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Pink Bloodwood open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Scribbly Gum - Needlebark Stringybark heathy open forest of coastal lowlands of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple heathy open forest on sands of the NSW North Coast
    • North Coast Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Angophora paludosa shrubby forest and woodland on sandstone or sands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Angophora robur shrubby forest and woodland on sandstones of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Bailey's Stringybark - Needlebark Stringybark heathy woodland on sandstones of the lower Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - bloodwood dry heathy open forest on Quaternary sands of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - bloodwood dry heathy open forest on sandstones of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Spotted Gum shrubby open forest on sandstones of the lower Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine dry heathy open forest on sandstones of the lower Clarence of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Needlebark Stringybark - Large-fruited Blackbutt heathy open forest on sandstones of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Needlebark Stringybark - Red Bloodwood heathy woodland on sandstones of the lower Clarence of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Needlebark Stringybark - Turpentine heathy open forest of the Clarence lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Pink Bloodwood - Red Mahogany - Smudgy Apple shrubby open forest on sandstone of northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Scribbly Gum - Red Bloodwood heathy open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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    • Northern Escarpment Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Bell-fruited Mallee heathy woodland in the Gibraltar Range area of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Bell-fruited Mallee tall shrubland on granite outcrops of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Blue Mountain Ash - New England Blackbutt tall open forest of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Diehard Stringybark - Privet-leaved Mallee heathy woodland in the Gibraltar Range area of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Eurabbie tall open forest of the escarpment ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Needlebark Stringybark heathy woodland on granitic substrates of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
      • New England Blackbutt dry heathy open forest on granites of the eastern New England Tableland Bioregion
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  • Forested wetlands
    • Coastal Floodplain Wetlands
      • Coastal floodplain sedgelands, rushlands, and forblands of the North Coast
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Paperbark swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Swamp Box swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Eastern Riverine Forests
      • River Oak riparian woodland of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands
      • Cabbage Gum - Broad-leaved Apple open forest of the eastern escarpment, NSW North Coast Bioregion and South Eastern Queensland Bioregion
      • Cabbage Gum open forest or woodland on flats of the North Coast
      • Forest Red Gum - Swamp Box of the Clarence Valley lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Grey Box - Forest Red Gum - Grey Ironbark open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Narrow-leaved Red Gum woodlands of the lowlands of the North Coast
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Coastal headland heaths of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Coastal mallee of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Northern Montane Heaths
      • Coastal heath on sands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
    • Wallum Sand Heaths
      • Banksia dry shrubland on coastal sands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Graminoid clay heaths of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood dry grassy open forest of the central parts NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt grassy open forest of the lower Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box tall moist forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Red Mahogany open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Small-fruited Grey Gum dry grassy open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood dry grassy forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Pink Bloodwood shrubby open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood moist ferny open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood tall moist forest of the far north east of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the coastal foothills of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt tall moist forest of the coastal ranges of the central and southern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum tall moist forest of the ranges of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby moist forest of the escarpment ranges of central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Turpentine shrubby open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Dunn's White Gum tall open forest of the ranges of the northern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Flooded Gum - Brush Box moist forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Flooded Gum - Tallowwood - Brush Box moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the North Coast
      • Pink Bloodwood - Tallowwood moist open forest of the far northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Brush Box moist forest of ranges of the southern Clarence Valley of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Spotted Gum - Grey Ironbark shrubby open forest of the Richmond Range of the NSW North Coast
      • Steel Box shrubby open forest of the ranges of the northern NSW North Coast
      • Sydney Blue Gum open forest on coastal foothills and escarpment of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Brush Box moist open forest of the coastal ranges of the central NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany - Spotted Gum moist open forest in the Washpool area of the NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum moist open forest of the northern ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Turpentine moist open forest of the ranges of the Nymboida area of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Turpentine moist open forest of the coastal hills and ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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