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PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine


RINGED BROWN SNAKE
or

Five Ringed Brown Snake

Pseudonaja modesta

VENOMOUS
(Moderate envenoming possible but unlikely to prove lethal)*

RINGED BROWN SNAKE - Pseudonaja modesta
Ringed Brown Snake Pseudonaja modesta photographed at Kings Canyon, Northern Territory (Central Australia)


Approximate distribution of the Ringed Brown Snake Pseudonaja modesta
Approximate distribution of the Ringed Brown Snake Pseudonaja modesta


RINGED BROWN SNAKE - Pseudonaja modesta  
The Ringed Brown Snake Pseudonaja modesta above is from Roxby Downs, SA.

This is a juvenile, the 4 to12 black rings may fade away as the snake mature
s.

This is a small species growing to about 60cm (2ft)


LINKS OF INTEREST

*Pseudonaja modesta
WCH Clinical Toxinology Resources

Click here for a complete list of Australian Elapid snakes

Click here for more information about Australian Elapid snakes

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

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