- Although bites from this snake may cause swelling and other symptoms, they are not normally considered life threatening. However it would be advisable to get medical advice. This is not an aggressive species, it avoids contact with humans, but is likely to bite if handled or trodden on.
Updated distribution of the Demansia psammophis complex changed in 2023
This map may change as more data becomes available!
Previous distribution map of the Yellow Faced Whip Snake (Demansia psammophis) in eastern parts of Australia
and what were considered to be the 2 subspecies of the Reticulated Whip Snakes (Demansia reticulata) in western parts of Australia,
(these were all considered to be Demansia psammophis in the past)
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