Pilbara

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
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Photo by David Fischer

Pilbara Death Adder Acanthophis wellsie

Common NamePilbara Death Adder
Scientific NameAcanthophis wellsie
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length43cm
ReproductionLive
Number of Offspring?
VenomExtremely venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
Photographer
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Pygmy Python Antaresia perthensis

Common NamePygmy Python
Scientific NameAntaresia perthensis
FamilyPythons
Average Length40cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring5
VenomNon-venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
PhotographerJohn Wombey

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

North-Western Shovel-Nosed Snake Brachyurophis approximans

Common NameNorth-Western Shovel-Nosed Snake
Scientific NameBrachyurophis approximans
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length28cm
ReproductionEgg layer
Number of Offspring3
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
Photographer
Notes
Photo by David Fischer

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

Reticulated Whipsnake Demansia reticulata

Common NameReticulated Whipsnake
Scientific NameDemansia reticulata
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length65cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
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Rufous Whipsnake Demansia rufescens

Common NameRufous Whipsnake
Scientific NameDemansia rufescens
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length34cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
Venom?
DistributionWestern Aust
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Shine’s Whipsnake Demansia shinei

Common NameShine’s Whipsnake
Scientific NameDemansia shinei
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length43cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
Venom?
DistributionWestern Aust, NT
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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

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

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

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

Rosen’s Snake Suta fasciata

Common NameRosen’s Snake
Scientific NameSuta fasciata
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length38cm
ReproductionLive bearing
Number of Offspring4
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
PhotographerBrian Bush

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

Pilbara Bandy-Bandy Vermicella snelli

Common NamePilbara Bandy-Bandy
Scientific NameVermicella snelli
FamilyFront Fanged Venomous
Average Length50cm
ReproductionEgg laying
Number of Offspring?
VenomMildly venomous
DistributionWestern Aust
PhotographerBrian Bush