Australia Coral Snake
S2: Head & Snout
Riverland
Yellow-faced Whip Snake
Dorsal
 
    
Yellow-faced Whip Snake (Demansia psammophis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Reptiles (Reptilia)
Order: Scaled Reptiles (Squamata)
Family: Venomous snake (Elapidae)
Species: Yellow-faced Whip Snake (Demansia psammophis)
This Photo:     Face

General Species Information:
Found in the Riverland and possibly elsewhere
One of these was found on an expedition North of here, with a team of people helping with id's.
The black teardrop and pale/yellow highlights is quite unique.

Copyright © 2019- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Oct-2019
This species is classed as DD (Data Deficient) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)