AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers 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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Harmless - (not venomous)
Slatey-grey Snake Stegonotus cucullatus (sometime called Slate-Grey snake.)
Slatey Grey Stegonotus cucullatus from Fogg Dam Near Darwin NT
This common species is non venomous however it may bite aggressively if handled and may exude a strong odour.
It is usually found near watercourses or permanent water.
Updated July 6, 2018