Total length – 825mm
Endemic to east coast of Queensland from Cape York to the Rockhampton area. Common in this region in moist forests.
An alert and agile diurnal snake that uses its keen eyesight and fast speed to chase and catch small vertebrates such as diurnal skinks. Venomous and bites not normally considered dangerous. However, large specimens should be treated with caution.
For a detailed description of this species please refer to A Field Guide to Reptiles of Queensland by Steve K. Wilson
|Information sources:||Photo 1 taken at Cedar Creek by Graham Armstrong|