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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WESTERN CROWNED SNAKE
(was Drysdalia coronata)
This is a small species of snake with a weak venom and is normally considered harmless.
This species may be confused with the White-Lipped Snake Drysdalia coronoides which looks similar and also has a similar scientific name
(Click on the link below for a photo of Elapognathus coronatus )
Western crowned snake
Updated June 6, 2018