genus Notechis

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Noun1.genus Notechis - tiger snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Elapidae, family Elapidae - cobras; kraits; mambas; coral snakes; Australian taipan and tiger snakes
Notechis scutatus, tiger snake - highly venomous brown-and-yellow snake of Australia and Tasmania
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There is little published on Tiger snake (genus Notechis) envenoming in Australia; mostly case reports, with 20 cases reported from 1928 to 1991 (1).
Recent advances in the taxonomy of the genus Notechis suggest low levels of genetic divergence across the genus.