THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
Covering Australian Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles

PLEASE SHARE THIS PAGE

HOME

COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine


GOLDEN CROWNED SNAKE
Cacophis squamulosus

Mildly venomous - "Unknown, but unlikely to cause significant envenoming, most unlikely to be dangerous."

GOLDEN CROWNED SNAKE Cacophis squamulosus
The individual above was seen crossing the road at Mt. Glorious, just west of Brisbane, Queensland - Note the stripe extending through the eye and onto the neck.

  GOLDEN CROWNED SNAKE Cacophis squamulosus
Approximate distribution map

This Golden-crowned Snake Cacophis squamulosus
This Golden-crowned Snake Cacophis squamulosus was photographed at Bilgola beach, NSW, at night

This Golden-crowned Snake Cacophis squamulosus
This Golden-crowned Snake Cacophis squamulosus was photographed at Bilgola beach, NSW, at night. Note the distinctive markings on the head and neck. This is the same snake as the one in the photo above


LINKS OF INTEREST

Cacophis squamulosus
University of Adelaide

Click here for a complete list of Australian Elapid Snakes

Click here for more information about Australian Elapid Snakes

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition.jpg A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

OTHER LINKS

Find a Random Species of Australian Reptile

Visit the Australian Herpetology Website

 

About John Fowler | About John Hollister | Report Faulty Link | Report an Error | Contact John Fowler Author of the Australian Herpetology Website and Holiday in Kos - Owner of the Adelaide Reptile Forum

Contact John Hollister Author of John Hollister Reptile Collection - Herping the Trans-Pecos & Rattlesnake Roundup

©2019 John Fowler and John Hollister. All rights reserved. Reproduction or re-use of information or materials from this web site is strictly prohibited and against international law. (NOTE:- No permission is needed to link to this web page)

This site is supported by:- BoaSnakes.info, PetGecko.info and Holiday in Kos

Note Content provided by other contributors cannot be used without their permission.

Updated March 10, 2019

*
#
?