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List of Snakes in Australia



Blind snakes
Beaked blind snake Ramphotyphlops waitii
Blackish blind snake Ramphotyphlops nigrescens
Brown-snouted blind snake Ramphotyphlops wiedii
Buff-snouted blind snake Ramphotyphlops margaretae
Cape York blind snake Ramphotyphlops leucoproctus
Cape York striped blind snake Ramphotyphlops chamodracaena 
Centralian blind snake Ramphotyphlops centralis
Christmas Island blind snake Ramphotyphlops exocoeti
Claw-snouted blind snake Ramphotyphlops unguirostris
Cooloola blind snake Ramphotyphlops silvia
Dark-spined blind snake Ramphotyphlops bicolor
Darwin blind snake Ramphotyphlops tovelli
Extremely long blind snake Ramphotyphlops longissimus
Faint-striped blind snake Ramphotyphlops broomi
Flowerpot blind snake Ramphotyphlops braminus
Gane's blindsnake Ramphotyphlops ganei
Groote Eylandt dwarf blind snake Ramphotyphlops minimus
Interior blind snake Ramphotyphlops endoterus
Kimberley deep-soil blind snake Ramphotyphlops howi
Kimberley shallow-soil blind snake Ramphotyphlops kimberleyensis
Long-beaked blind snake Ramphotyphlops grypus
Murchison blind snake Ramphotyphlops leptosoma
North-eastern blind snake Ramphotyphlops polygrammicus
Northern blind snake Ramphotyphlops diversus
No-spined blind snake Ramphotyphlops aspina
Pale-headed blind snake Ramphotyphlops hamatus
Pilbara blind snake Ramphotyphlops pilbarensis
Prong-snouted blind snake Ramphotyphlops bituberculatus
Proximus blind snake Ramphotyphlops proximus
Roberts' blind snake Ramphotyphlops robertsi
Robust blind snake Ramphotyphlops ligatus
Rotund blind snake Ramphotyphlops pinguis
Sandamara blind snake Ramphotyphlops troglodytes
Sand-diving blind snake Ramphotyphlops ammodytes
Shovel-snouted blind snake Ramphotyphlops batillus
Small-eyed blind snake Ramphotyphlops micromma
Small-headed blind snake Ramphotyphlops affinis
Southern blind snake Ramphotyphlops australis
Splendid blind snake Ramphotyphlops splendidus
Thread-like blind snake Ramphotyphlops nema
Top end blind snake Ramphotyphlops guentheri
Yampi blind snake Ramphotyphlops yampiensis
Yirrkala blind snake Ramphotyphlops yirrikalae

 
 
Colubrid snakes
Brown tree snake Boiga irregularis
Common tree snake (Green tree snake) Dendrelaphis punctulatus
Common wolf snake Lycodon capucinus
Keelback Tropidonophis mairii
Northern tree snake Dendrelaphis calligastra
Slate-brown snake Stegonotus parvus
Slaty-grey snake Stegonotus cucullatus

 
Elapid snakes
Bandy-bandies 
Bandy-bandy Vermicella annulata
Centralian bandy-bandy Vermicella vermiformis
Intermediate bandy-bandy Vermicella intermedia
Northern Bandy Bandy Vermicella multifasciata
Pilbara bandy-bandy Vermicella snelli

 
Black snakes
Collett's snake Pseudechis colletti
False King Brown Snake Pseudechis pailsei
Mulga snake (King brown snake) Pseudechis australis
Papuan black snake Pseudechis papuanus
Red-bellied black snake Pseudechis porphyriacus
Spotted black snake Pseudechis guttatus
Spotted mulga snake (Butler's snake) Pseudechis butleri
Weigel's black snake Pseudechis weigeli

 
Broad-headed snakes 
Broad-headed snake Hoplocephalus bungaroides
Pale-headed snake Hoplocephalus bitorquatus
Stephens' banded snake Hoplocephalus stephensii

 
Brown snakes
Dugite Pseudonaja affinis
Eastern brown snake Pseudonaja textilis
Ingram's brown snake Pseudonaja ingrami
Northern brown snake Pseudonaja nuchalis
Peninsula brown snake Pseudonaja inframacula
Ringed brown snake Pseudonaja modesta
Shield-snouted brown snake Pseudonaja aspidorhyncha
Spotted brown snake Pseudonaja guttata
Western brown snake Pseudonaja mengdeni

 
Burrowing banded snakes
Dampierland burrowing snake  Simoselaps minimus
Jan's banded snake Simoselaps bertholdi
Northern Desert banded snake Simoselaps anomalus
West Coast banded snake Simoselaps littoralis

 
Copperheads 
Highlands copperhead Austrelaps ramsayi
Lowlands copperhead Austrelaps superbus
Pygmy copperhead Austrelaps labialis

Crowned snakes
Golden-crowned snake Cacophis squamulosus
Northern dwarf crowned snake Cacophis churchilli
Southern dwarf crowned snake Cacophis krefftii
White-crowned snake Cacophis harriettae

Death adders
Common death adder Acanthophis antarcticus
Desert death adder Acanthophis pyrrhus
Northern death adder Acanthophis praelongus
Pilbara death adder Acanthophis wellsi

 
Hooded snakes 
Dwyer's snake Parasuta dwyeri
Gould's hooded snake Parasuta gouldii
Little whip snake Parasuta flagellum
Mallee black-headed snake Parasuta spectabilis
Mitchell's short-tailed snake Parasuta nigriceps
Monk snake Parasuta monachus

 
Naped snakes
Dunmall's snake Furina dunmalli
Grey-naped snake Furina tristis
Orange-naped snake Furina ornata
Red-naped snake Furina diadema
Yellow-naped snake Furina barnardi

 
Shovel-nosed snakes
Arnhem shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis morrisi
Australian coral snake Brachyurophis australis
Narrow-banded shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis fasciolatus
Northern shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis roperi
North-western shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis approximans
Southern shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis semifasciatus
Unbanded shovel-nosed snake Brachyurophis incinctus


Small-eyed snakes
Black-striped snake Cryptophis nigrostriatus
Carpentaria snake Cryptophis boschmai
Eastern small-eyed snake Cryptophis nigrescens
Northern small-eyed snake Cryptophis pallidiceps
Pink snake Cryptophis incredibilis


Southern snakes
Masters' snake Drysdalia mastersii
Mustard-bellied snake Drysdalia rhodogaster
White-lipped snake Drysdalia coronoides


Stitched snakes 
Curl snake Suta suta
Little spotted snake Suta punctata
Ord curl snake Suta ordensis
Rosen's snake Suta fasciata


Taipans 
Coastal taipan Oxyuranus scutellatus
Inland taipan Oxyuranus microlepidotus
Western desert taipan Oxyuranus temporalis

 
Tiger Snakes
Chappell Island Tiger snake Notechis ater serventyi
King Island Tiger Snake Notechis ater humphreysi
Krefft's Black Tiger Snake Notechis ater ater
Mainland Tiger Snake Notechis scutatus scutatus
Peninsula tiger snake Notechis ater niger
Tasmanian Tiger snake Notechis scutatus
Tiger snake Notechis scutatus
Western Tiger snake Notechis scutatus occidentalis


Whipsnakes
Black-necked whipsnake Demansia calodera
Carpentarian whipsnake Demansia flagellatio
Collared whipsnake Demansia torquata
Crack-dwelling whipsnake Demansia rimicola
Desert Whipsnake Demansia reticulata
Greater black whipsnake Demansia papuensis
Grey whipsnake Demansia simplex
Lesser black whipsnake Demansia vestigiata
Narrow-headed whipsnake Demansia angusticeps
Olive whipsnake Demansia olivacea
Rufous whipsnake Demansia rufescens
Shine's whipsnake Demansia shinei
Sombre whipsnake Demansia quaesitor 
Yellow-faced whipsnake Demansia psammophis


Other elapid snakes
Rough-scaled snake Tropidechis carinatus
Bardick Echiopsis curta
Grey snake Hemiaspis damelii
Marsh snake Hemiaspis signata
Muller's Snake Rhinoplocephalus bicolor
De Vis' banded snake Denisonia devisi
Ornamental snake Denisonia maculata
Little brown snake Elapognathus minor
Western crowned snake Elapognathus coronatus
Robust burrowing snake Antaioserpens warro
Black-naped snake Neelaps bimaculatus
Black-striped snake Neelaps calonotus
Lake Cronin snake  Paroplocephalus atriceps

 
File Snakes
Arafura file snake Acrochordus arafurae
Little file snake Acrochordus granulatus


Mud snakes
Australian bockadam Cerberus australis
Macleay's water snake Pseudoferania polylepis
Resetar's mangrove snake Myron resetari
Richardson's mangrove snake Myron richardsonii
White-bellied mangrove snake Fordonia leucobalia


Pythons
Amythystine Python Morelia amethistina
Black-headed python Aspidites melanocephalus
Bredl's Python Morelia bredli
Brown Water python Liasis mackloti
Carpet python Morelia spilota
Children's python Antaresia childreni
Coastal carpet python Morelia spilota mcdowelli
Diamond python Morelia spilota spilota
Green Tree python Morelia viridis
Jungle carpet python Morelia spilota cheynei
Oenpelli python Morelia oenpelliensis
Olive python Liasis olivaceus
Pilbara Olive Python Liasis olivaceus barroni
Pygmy python Antaresia perthensis
Rough-scaled python Morelia carinata
Scrub python Morelia kinghorni
Southern Carpet Python Morelia spilota imbricata
Spotted python Antaresia maculosa
Stimson's python Antaresia stimsoni
Woma Aspidites ramsayi


Sea kraits
Large-scaled sea krait Laticauda laticaudata
Wide-faced sea krait Laticauda colubrina


Sea snakes
Beaked sea snake Enhydrina schistose
Black-banded robust sea snake Hydrophis melanosoma
Black-headed sea snake Hydrophis atriceps
Black-ringed mangrove snake Hydrelaps darwiniensis
Dubois' sea snake Aipysurus duboisii
Dusky sea snake Aipysurus fuscus
Dwarf sea snake Hydrophis caerulescens
Elegant sea snake Hydrophis elegans
Geometrical sea snake Hydrophis czeblukovi
Horned sea snake Acalyptophis peronii
Large-headed sea snake Hydrophis pacificus
Leaf-scaled sea snake Aipysurus foliosquama
Mangrove sea snake Ephalophis greyae
Mjoberg's sea snake Aipysurus tenuis
Mosaic sea snake Aipysurus mosaicus
Northern mangrove snake Parahydrophis mertoni
Olive sea snake Aipysurus laevis
Olive-headed sea snake Disteira major
Plain sea snake Hydrophis inornatus
Plain-banded sea snake Hydrophis vorisi
Rough-scaled sea snake Hydrophis donaldi
Shark Bay sea snake Aipysurus pooleorum
Short-nosed sea snake Aipysurus apraefrontalis
Slender sea snake Hydrophis gracilis
Slender-necked sea snake Hydrophis coggeri
Small-headed sea snake Hydrophis mcdowelli
Spectacled sea snake Disteira kingii
Spine-bellied sea snake Lapemis curtus
Spotted sea snake Hydrophis ornatus
Stagger-banded sea snake Aipysurus eydouxii
Stokes' sea snake Astrotia stokesii
Turtle-headed sea snake Emydocephalus annulatus
Yellow-bellied sea snake Pelamis platurus