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Australian Elapid Snakes



Elapid Snakes

Desert Death Adder
(Acanthophis pyrrhus)
Desert Death Adder
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Northern Death Adder
(Acanthophis praelongus)
Northern Death Adder
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Southern Death Adder
(Acanthophis antarcticus)
Southern Death Adder
The Death Adder is one of Australia's most venomous snakes. It has a short thick body and arrow shaped head. They burrow in leaf litter waiting for passing prey. It is aggressive if cornered or harassed. The main danger is treading on it or... Click to continue>
Lowland Copperhead
(Austrelaps superbus)
Lowland Copperhead
The Lowland Copperhead snake is very variable in colour ranging from light grey, brown to black. Often has darker colour on neck and dark stripe down back. Click to continue>
Pygmy Copperhead
(Austrelaps labialis)
Pygmy Copperhead
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Golden-crowned snake
(Cacophis squamulosus)
Golden-crowned snake
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Yellow-Faced Whip Snake
(Demansia psammophis)
Yellow-Faced Whip Snake
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Ornamental Snake
(Denisonia maculata)
Ornamental Snake
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Red-naped Snake
(Furina diadema)
Red-naped Snake
The Red-naped Snake is a small reddish brown snake with darker netted pattern. The head and neck are black with red or orange patch on back of head. The belly is white or cream. Click to continue>
Broad-headed Snake
(Hoplocephalus bungaroides)
Broad-headed Snake
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Black Tiger Snake
(Notechis ater)
Black Tiger Snake
The Black Tiger Snake has very dark brown head and body, sometimes with lighter cross bands. The belly is light to dark grey. Click to continue>
Chappell Island Tiger Snake
(Notechis ater serventyi)
Chappell Island Tiger Snake
The Chappell Island Tiger Snake is the largest tiger snake and has a blunt head and robust body. The body is olive-brown to almost black, sometimes with lighter cross bands. The underside is lighter in colour. Juveniles are banded. Some authors... Click to continue>
Eastern Tiger Snake
(Notechis scutatus)
Eastern Tiger Snake
The Eastern Tiger Snake is variable in colour in colour from brown, olive, grey to black. The most usual pattern is alternating light and dark bands, which gives rise to the common name. Belly cream, yellow, olive green or grey. Click to continue>
King Island Tiger Snake
(Notechis ater humphreysi)
King Island Tiger Snake
The King Island Tiger Snake has black or very dark brown head and body, sometimes with lighter cross bands. Belly light to dark grey. Click to continue>
Coastal Taipan
(Oxyuranus scutellatus)
Coastal Taipan
The Coastal Taipan is a dangerous venomous snake that can bite repeatedly when cornered. It is light to dark brown above with paler sides. The underside is cream to yellow often with orange spots or flecks. The head is large and distinct, paler than... Click to continue>
Fierce Snake
(Oxyuranus microlepidotus)
Fierce Snake
The Fierce Snake is our most venomous snake. The upper surface can vary from dark brown to a light brown. Seasonal colour changes take place, with a darker winter and lighter summer coloration. The darker markings absorb heat better in winter and... Click to continue>
Collett's Snake
(Pseudechis colletti)
Collett's Snake
Collett's Snake is a strikingly marked snake with patches of bright orange amongst darker bluish-black areas Click to continue>
Mulga Snake
(Pseudechis australis)
Mulga Snake
The Mulga Snake is a member of the black snake family. It is a sturdy snake with broad head. The colour is variable. Most specimens are mid-brown, some with a coppery tinge, others being quite dark. Scales can be shaded light and dark given snake a... Click to continue>
Red-bellied Black Snake
(Pseudechis porphyriacus)
Red-bellied Black Snake
The Red-bellied Black Snake is glossy black above with bright red underside. Click to continue>
Spotted Black Snake
(Pseudechis guttatus)
Spotted Black Snake
The Spotted Black Snake is grey or black with scattered paler scales. Click to continue>
Dugite
(Pseudonaja affinis)
Dugite
The Dugite is a highly venomous snake. The adult usually olive green to brown, often with dark spots or flecks. The abdomen may also be dark, unlike that of other brown snakes. Click to continue>
Eastern Brown Snake
(Pseudonaja textilis)
Eastern Brown Snake
The Eastern Brown Snake is a dangerous venomous snake. It has a slender body and is variable in colour ranging from tan to grey or dark brown. The belly is cream, yellow or pale orange with darker orange spots. Click to continue>
Western Brown snake
(Pseudonaja nuchalis)
Western Brown snake
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Eastern Small-eyed Snake
(Rhinoplocephalus nigrescens)
Eastern Small-eyed Snake
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Rough-scaled Snake
(Tropidechis carinatus)
Rough-scaled Snake
The Rough-scaled Snake comes in various shades of brown with irregular darker bands or blotches from back of neck fading towards the tail. Belly is cream, olive to grey, usually with darker blotches. The rough-scaled snake is both diurnal and... Click to continue>


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