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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YELLOW-FACED WHIP SNAKE
Yellow Faced Whip Snakes from NT WA and West of Port Augusta/Flinders Ranges previously known as Demansia psammophis reticulata are now classified as Reticulated Whip Snakes - Demansia reticulata
Notice the unusual comma like eye markings normally found on these species which also have as stripe across the front of their nose.
Approximate distribution of Demansia reticulata and Demansia psammophis, (these two species may be hard to tell apart in some cases)
Although venomous this species is not generally considered dangerous, however bites may cause severe discomfort.
This sub adult Yellow-faced whip snake (above and below)
was photographed crossing a track near White Rock in South East Queensland
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