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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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 the and Yellow faced whip snake Demansia psammophis, (these two species were both considered to be Demansia psammophis in the past)
This sub adult Yellow-faced whip snake (above and below)
was photographed crossing a track near White Rock in South East Queensland
Although venomous this species is not generally considered dangerous, however bites may cause severe discomfort, and medical treatment may me required.
WCH Clinical Toxinology Resources
Updated June 9, 2018