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NORTHERN SMALL-EYED SNAKE
Cryptophis pallidiceps

Venomous - Possibly Dangerous


Northern Small-eyed Snake (Cryptophis pallidiceps) - Matt from Melbourne, Australia, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons



Approximate distribution of the Northern Small-eyed Snakes (Cryptophis pallidiceps) map
Approximate distribution of the Northern Small-eyed Snakes (Cryptophis pallidiceps)




Northern Small-eyed Snake (Cryptophis pallidiceps) - Matt from Melbourne, Australia, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons




Although this is a relatively small species, there is a slight possibly be life threatening, especially from large specimens, so standard venomous snake bite treatment procedures should be followed as a precaution!
Note that death from snake bite when treated correctly is uncommon in Australia.

Click here to see photos of Northern Small-eyed Snake (Cryptophis pallidiceps) at flickr
Click here to see photos of Northern Small-eyed Snakes (Cryptophis pallidiceps) at Flickr


Similar species are:-

* Carpentaria or Carpentaria Whip Snake

Cryptophis (was Rhinoplocephalus) boschmai

Qld

* Eastern Small-eyed Snake

Cryptophis (was Rhinoplocephalus) nigrescens

NSW, Qld, Vic



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