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(NOT VENOMOUS)
However dangerous species may be mistaken for this species!

AUSTRALIAN SLATY-GREY
(sometimes spelt Slatey-grey)
(Stegonotus australis)
(was Stegonotus cucullatus)
Note that the name Stegonotus cucullatus now applies only to the Papuan Slaty Grey found in West Papua (Indonesia)

Stegonotus australis (was Stegonotus cucullatus)
Australia Slaty-grey (Stegonotus australis)

Approximate distribution of the Slatey-grey Snake Stegonotus australis (was Stegonotus cucullatus)
Approximate distribution of the Australian Slaty-grey (Stegonotus australis)

Stegonotus australis (was Stegonotus cucullatus)
Australian Slaty-grey (Stegonotus australis) from Fogg Dam Near Darwin NT

This common species is not venomous however it may bite aggressively if handled and may exude a strong odor.
It is usually found near watercourses or permanent water.

 

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Stegonotus australis (GUNTHER, 1872)

Stegonotus cucullatus
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