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Common Death Adder Acanthophis antarcticus

Common NameCommon Death Adder
Scientific NameAcanthophis antarcticus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length40cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring8
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Queensland, NSW & ACT, Western Aust
PhotographerWolfgang Wuster
Notes
Found in the far south west corner of South Australian Outback.  

Half-Girdled Snake Brachyurophis semifasciatus

Common NameHalf-Girdled Snake
Scientific NameBrachyurophis semifasciatus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length25cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Western Aust
PhotographerJohn Wombey

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
PhotographerJohn Wombey

Bardick Echiopsis curta

Common NameBardick
Scientific NameEchiopsis curta
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length35cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring7
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Western Aust, Victoria
PhotographerDavid Fischer

Crowned Snake Elapognathus coronatus

Common NameCrowned Snake
Scientific NameElapognathus coronatus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length32cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
PhotographerBrian Bush

Carpet Python and Diamond Python Morelia spilota

Common NameCarpet Python and Diamond Python
Scientific NameMorelia spilota
FamilyPythons
Average Length140cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring21
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionQueensland, South Aust, NSW & ACT, Western Aust, Victoria, NT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Black-Naped Burrowing Snake Neelaps bimaculatus

Common NameBlack-Naped Burrowing Snake
Scientific NameNeelaps bimaculatus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length40cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust, South Aust
PhotographerBrian Bush

Tiger Snake Notechis scutatus

Common NameTiger Snake
Scientific NameNotechis scutatus
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length80cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring23
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionVictoria, Queensland, South Aust, NSW & ACT, Western Aust
PhotographerDavid Nixon

Gould’s Snake Parasuta gouldii

Common NameGould’s Snake
Scientific NameParasuta gouldii
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length32cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
PhotographerBrian Bush

Short-Tailed Snake Parasuta nigriceps

Common NameShort-Tailed Snake
Scientific NameParasuta nigriceps
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length36cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Western Aust, NSW & ACT
PhotographerBrian Bush

Dugite Pseudonaja affinis

Common NameDugite
Scientific NamePseudonaja affinis
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length109cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring15
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionSouth Aust, Western Aust
PhotographerBrian Bush

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

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
PhotographerJohn Wombey