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BANDY-BANDY SNAKES
Vermicella (GENUS)

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

BANDY-BANDY Vermicella annulata
Common Bandy Bandy (Vermicella annulata)

Bandy Bandy Vermicella (GENUS) distribution map (Covers all species)

Approximate distribution of Bandy-bandys (Covers all species of Vermicella)


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

COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME
(EXTERNAL LINK)

DISTRIBUTION

Common 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)



BANDY-BANDY Vermicella annulata
Common Bandy Bandy
(Vermicella annulata)

Bandy Bandies (genus
Vermicella ) feed almost exclusively on Worm Snakes and small Skinks.


These species spend most of their time underground or undercover, but may be seen on warm humid nights or after flooding.

Click here to see photos of Common Bandy Bandys (Vermicella annulata) at flickr

Click here to see photos of Common Bandy Bandies (Vermicella annulata) at Flickr



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