THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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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DUGITE
or
Spotted Brown Snake

Pseudonaja affinis

Highly Venomous - Extremely Dangerous

Common Dugite

Pseudonaja affinis affinis

WA ,SA

Rottnest Island Dugite

Pseudonaja affinis exilis

(Rottnest Island) WA

Recherche Archipelago Dugite

Pseudonaja affinis tanneri

(Boxer Island , Figure of Eight Island )WA

   


 Pseudonaja affinis
Common Dugite Pseudonaja affinis affinis
(Photo taken at the West Australian Reptile Park)

 Reptiles of Australia

The Dugite is a type of Brown Snake, which is very common around Perth and surrounding areas.
The Rottnest Island Dugite Pseudonaja affinis exilis is the only large snake found on Rottnest Island


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