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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False King Brown Snakes
Highly Venomous - Extremely Dangerous
Eastern Pygmy Mulga Snake
From northern NT and North-western Qld
Western Pygmy Mulga Snake
From far north-eastern WA
extending over the boarder into NT
The photo above was taken at the Australian Reptile Park in NSW (identification suspect)
Both species are very similar - and although they are often regarded as Pygmy Mulga Snakes they grew to around 5 ft long (150 -165 cm)
compared to the Mulga Snake Pseudechis australis which may grow to twice that size in some areas.
These species are very similar to the Mulga Snake Pseudechis australis and should be regarded as extremely dangerously venomous. The status of these species was unclear, and has been the subject of much debate.
The genera Cannia and Pailsus have been used for "False King Brown Snakes"
Updated July 21, 2018