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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BLACK-BELLIED SWAMP SNAKE
Venomous - "Mild envenoming only, not likely to prove lethal"
dark Marsh Snake Hemiaspis signata was photographed next to a pond in the Brisbane region, Qld
This is common species in many areas where it occurs, it may bite if handled.
Bites (especially from large specimens) may require medical attention.
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Updated September 19, 2018