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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Mildly venomous - Toxicity unknown, but unlikely to cause significant envenoming,
unlikely to be dangerous.
The Red-naped snake Furina diadema above is from New South Wales.
Approximate distribution of the Red-naped snake Furina diadema
the Red-naped snake Furina diadema and the closely related Moon Snake (Orange-Naped Snake) Furina ornata look very similar and are often confused with each other. Apparently there is an area where the 2 species meet and interbreed!
Last updated March 17, 2018