South NT

Barkly Tableland Death Adder Acanthophis hawkei

Common NameBarkly Tableland Death Adder
Scientific NameAcanthophis hawkei
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length70cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionNSW & ACT, NT
Photographer
Notes
Restricted to the Barkly Tableland in Qld and NT. Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Desert Death Adder Acanthophis pyrrhus

Common NameDesert Death Adder
Scientific NameAcanthophis pyrrhus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length40cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring8
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NT, South Aust
Photographer
Notes
Photo by David Fischer

Papuan Death Adder Acanthophis rugosus

Common NamePapuan Death Adder
Scientific NameAcanthophis rugosus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length40cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring?
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionNT, Queensland
Photographer
Notes
Photograph by David Nixon  

Stimson’s Python Antaresia stimsoni

Common NameStimson’s Python
Scientific NameAntaresia stimsoni
FamilyPythons
Average Length75cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring6
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NSW & ACT, NT, South Aust
PhotographerDavid Fischer

Black-Headed Python Aspidites melanocephalus

Common NameBlack-Headed Python
Scientific NameAspidites melanocephalus
FamilyPythons
Average Length150cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring8
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Woma Aspidites ramsayi

Common NameWoma
Scientific NameAspidites ramsayi
FamilyPythons
Average Length150cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring14
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, South Aust, NSW & ACT, NT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Unbanded Shovel-Nosed Snake Brachyurophis incinctus

Common NameUnbanded Shovel-Nosed Snake
Scientific NameBrachyurophis incinctus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length26cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionQueensland, NT
Photographer
Notes
Photo by David Fischer

Roper Shovel-Nosed Snake Brachyurophis roperi

Common NameRoper Shovel-Nosed Snake
Scientific NameBrachyurophis roperi
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length30cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust, NT
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Narrow-Banded Burrowing Snake Brachyurophis fascolatus

Common NameNarrow-Banded Burrowing Snake
Scientific NameBrachyurophis fascolatus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length27cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring5
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust, South Aust, NSW & ACT, NT, Queensland
Photographer
Notes
Photo by John Wombey

Narrow-Headed Whip Snake Demansia angusteceps

Common NameNarrow-Headed Whip Snake
Scientific NameDemansia angusteceps
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length48cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
Venom?
DistributionWestern Aust, NT
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Yellow-Faced Whipsnake Demansia psammophis

Common NameYellow-Faced Whipsnake
Scientific NameDemansia psammophis
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length55cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring6
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Queensland, NSW & ACT, Western Aust, Victoria, NT
PhotographerShawn Scott

Sombre Whipsnake Demansia quaesitor

Common NameSombre Whipsnake
Scientific NameDemansia quaesitor
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length36cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
Venom?
DistributionNSW & ACT, Western Aust, NT
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Eric Vanderduys

Soil-Crack Whipsnake Demansia rimicola

Common NameSoil-Crack Whipsnake
Scientific NameDemansia rimicola
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length49cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NT, South Aust, NSW & ACT
Photographer

Orange-Naped Snake Furina ornata

Common NameOrange-Naped Snake
Scientific NameFurina ornata
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length60cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NT, South Aust
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Eric Vanderduys

Olive Python Liasis olivaceus

Common NameOlive Python
Scientific NameLiasis olivaceus
FamilyPythons
Average Length250cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring16
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Central Carpet Python Morelia bredli

Common NameCentral Carpet Python
Scientific NameMorelia bredli
FamilyPythons
Average Length200cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionNT
PhotographerWolfgang Wuster

Inland Taipan Oxyuranus microlepidotus

Common NameInland Taipan
Scientific NameOxyuranus microlepidotus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length140cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring16
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionQueensland, South Aust, NSW & ACT, NT
PhotographerShawn Scott

Monk Snake Parasuta monachus

Common NameMonk Snake
Scientific NameParasuta monachus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length32cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust, South Aust, NT
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Mulga Snake Pseudechis australis

Common NameMulga Snake
Scientific NamePseudechis australis
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length110cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring9
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Queensland, NSW & ACT, Western Aust, NT
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Brian Bush

Eastern Dwarf Mulga Snake Pseudechis pailsei

Common NameEastern Dwarf Mulga Snake
Scientific NamePseudechis pailsei
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length100cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionNT, Queensland
Photographer
Notes
Photo by Wolfgang Wuster

Speckled Brown Snake Pseudonaja guttata

Common NameSpeckled Brown Snake
Scientific NamePseudonaja guttata
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length70cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring6
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionQueensland, South Aust, NT
PhotographerWolfgang Wuster

Ingrim’s Brown Snake Pseudonaja ingrami

Common NameIngrim’s Brown Snake
Scientific NamePseudonaja ingrami
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length120cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring15
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionQueensland, NT
PhotographerJohn Wombey

Mengden’s Brown Snake Pseudonaja mengdeni

Common NameMengden’s Brown Snake
Scientific NamePseudonaja mengdeni
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length100cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Queensland, Western Aust, NT, NSW & ACT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Ringed Brown Snake Pseudonaja modesta

Common NameRinged Brown Snake
Scientific NamePseudonaja modesta
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length35cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring6
VenomMildy venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Queensland, Western Aust, Victoria, NSW & ACT, NT
PhotographerJohn Wombey

Western Brown Snake Pseudonaja nuchalis

Common NameWestern Brown Snake
Scientific NamePseudonaja nuchalis
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length100cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring12
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NT
PhotographerEric Vanderduys

Eastern Brown Snake Pseudonaja textilis

Common NameEastern Brown Snake
Scientific NamePseudonaja textilis
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length105cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring16
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Victoria, Queensland, NSW & ACT, NT
PhotographerDavid Nixon

Desert Banded Snake Simoselaps anomalus

Common NameDesert Banded Snake
Scientific NameSimoselaps anomalus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length18cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust, South Aust, NT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Jan’s Banded Snake Simoselaps bertholdi

Common NameJan’s Banded Snake
Scientific NameSimoselaps bertholdi
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length20cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Western Aust, NT
Photographer
Notes
Photo by John Wombey

Spotted-Headed Snake Suta punctata

Common NameSpotted-Headed Snake
Scientific NameSuta punctata
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length35cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionQueensland, Western Aust, NT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Curl Snake Suta suta

Common NameCurl Snake
Scientific NameSuta suta
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length42cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring5
VenomHighly venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Queensland, NSW & ACT, Victoria, Western Aust, NT
PhotographerDavid Nixon

Worm-Like Bandy-Bandy Vermicella vermiformis

Common NameWorm-Like Bandy-Bandy
Scientific NameVermicella vermiformis
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length52cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionNT
Photographer