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DWYERS SNAKE
Suta (was Parasuta) dwyeri
Venomous - normally considered harmless
However dangerous species may be mistaken for this species!

Note there has been a major revision to the status of this species and its distribution

DWYERS SNAKE Parasuta dwyeri
This subadult Dwyer's Snake (Suta dwyeri) was found in the ACT

Updated approximate distribution map for Dwyer's Snake (Suta dwyeri)
Updated approximate distribution map for Dwyer's Snake (Suta dwyeri)


DWYERS SNAKE Parasuta dwyeri
Previous obsolete distribution map Dwyer's Snake (Suta dwyeri)

DWYERS SNAKE Parasuta dwyeri
Dwyer's Snake (Suta dwyeri) photographed in the ACT

Dwyer's Snake (Suta dwyeri) from South-eastern South Australia - Note that Dwyer's Snakes from South Australia were previously called Mitchell's Short Tailed Snake (Suta nigriceps) and look almost identical to (Suta nigriceps) from Western Australia


SIMILAR SPECIES

 

COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME
(EXTERNAL LINK)

DISTRIBUTION

Little Whip Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) flagellum

NSW, SA, Vic , ACT?

Gould's Hooded Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) gouldii

WA, SA

Monk Snake or Hooded Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) monachus

NSW, NT, SA, WA

Mallee Black-backed Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) nigriceps

NSW, SA, Vic, WA

Spectacled Hooded Snake

Suta (was Parasuta) spectabilis

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic

 

LINKS OF INTEREST

Herpetology2020 - What’s Under the Hood
Phylogeny and Taxonomy of the Snake Genera Parasuta and Suta (Squamata: Elapidae), with A Description of A New Species from the Pilbara, Western Australia
Species New to Science

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