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COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

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NEW SOUTH WALES - COLUBRID SNAKES
Family Colubridae

Common or Green (or Golden) Tree Snake

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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

Distribution

Brown Tree Snake or
Night Tiger Snake

Boiga irregularis
(= Boiga fusca or fuscus)

NSW, NT, Qld, WA

Common or Green (or Golden) Tree Snake

Dendrelaphis punctulatus (was punctulata)

NSW, NT, Qld, WA

* Corn Snake
NOT NATIVE TO AUSTRALIA

Pantherophis guttatus

Southeastern United States
(Possibly feral populations in Australia)

* Australasian Keelbacks or Freshwater Snakes

Tropidonophis mairii

Australia (NSW, NT, Qld, WA)
New Guinea

Most Australian Colubrids are not venomous (totally harmless).

The Brown Tree Snake and The Wolf Snake (which does not occur in NSW) are both rear fanged and have weak venoms.

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DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)


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