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NORTHERN BANDY-BANDY
or Northern Bandy Bandy

Vermicella multifasciata

Venomous
"but unlikely to cause significant envenoming, most unlikely to be dangerous"

Approximate distribution of the Northern Bandy Bandy (Vermicella multifasciata)
Approximate distribution of the Northern Bandy Bandy (Vermicella multifasciata)






The Northern Bandy Bandy (Vermicella multifasciata) feeds almost entirely on Worm snakes
spends most of its time underground or undercover, but may be seen on warm humid nights or after flooding.

Note that there are 6 species of Bandy Bandy that look superficially similar, with the most obvious differences being the number of rings and width of the rings

List of Bandy Bandy Species

Bandy Bandy

Vermicella annulata

NSW, ACT, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

Intermediate Bandy Bandy

Vermicella intermedia

NT, WA (Far north of these states)

Northern Bandy Bandy or Narrow Banded Bandy Bandy

Vermicella multifasciata

NT, WA (Far north of these states)

* Weipa Narrow Banded Bandy Bandy

Vermicella parscauda

Qld, (Weipa region, Cape York)

Pilbara Bandy Bandy

Vermicella snelli

WA (Pilbara area)

Centralian Bandy Bandy

Vermicella vermiformis

NT (Central Australia)


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Narrow-banded bandy-bandy
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