THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.

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COMMON TREE SNAKE
or

GREEN, GOLDEN & BLUE TREE SNAKE'S
Dendrelaphis punctulata (=punctalatus)

Green Tree Snake
The Green tree snake above was found in Worongary on the Gold Coast Qld.
Notice how it is flattening its neck vertically to make itself look larger. Also look at the colour of the skin which is exposed between the scales



Green Tree Snake Dendrelaphis punctulata
Sub-Adult Green tree snake from Boondall Wetlands Brisbane

 


COMMON TREE SNAKE Dendrelaphis punctulata 
A close-up of the head of a Golden tree snake from Darwin.


 Distribution map - COMMON TREE SNAKE Dendrelaphis punctulata Reptiles of Australia

COMMON TREE SNAKE Dendrelaphis punctulata
A juvenile tree snake from Darwin.

COMMON TREE SNAKE Dendrelaphis punctulata
A green phase tree snake from Queensland.
This species is commonly encountered and very variable in colour.
Wild snakes may emit a pungent smell when handled.

Harmless - (not venomous)

 

Similar to the NORTHERN TREE SNAKE Dendrelaphis calligaster


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