Snakes of Western Australia by G. M. Storr

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Published by Western Australian Museum in Perth, W.A .

Written in English

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  • Australia,
  • Western Australia


  • Snakes -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Identification.,
  • Reptiles -- Identification.,
  • Reptiles -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Identification.

Edition Notes

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StatementG.M. Storr, L.A. Smith, R.E. Johnstone.
ContributionsSmith, L. A. 1944-, Johnstone, R. E.
LC ClassificationsQL666.O6 S876 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 187 p. :
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2468989M
ISBN 100730903990
LC Control Number87179711

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Around snake species occur in WA, with around 35 species confined to the state. It was not possible to cover all the snakes of WA in this book, so a selection was made of those that people are most likely to see; those that are dangerously Author: David Pearson.

About this book. An excellent key and field guide to the snake species of the western half of Australia, and including the sea snakes. Full descriptions are accompanied by line drawings, colour photographs and distribution map.

Customer Reviews. There are more that species of snake found in Western Australia and its surrounding seas. This guide will help you identify all of them - from dangerous land and sea snakes to the pythons, snakes found in tidal mangrove swamps and freshwater creeks.

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Storr. Venomous snakes in Western Australia Tiger Snake Notechis scutatus. Dugite Pseudonaja affinis. King Brown (Mulga) Pseudechis australis. Western Brown (Gwarda) nuchaliz-complex. An Associate of the Australian Museum and past editor of the journal Herpetofauna, Gerry has written and co-authored more than 9 books about reptiles; including What Snake is That, What Lizard is That, and Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia.

He also works as a reptile consultant and has a particular interest in the reptiles of the arid and 5/5(2). But there are 14 snakes that are considered dangerously venomous, capable of inflicting a bite that requires antivenom treatment.

The poster also includes First Aid information. 'Dangerous Land Snakes of Western Australia' is also available as an iphone app from the itunes store. As the warmer days of spring approach, snakes become more active as they leave their winter retreats in search of a mate and food.

If you find a snake in your house, follow the advice above and search online for a snake removal service near you. Further information. Licences to keep reptiles as pets; West Australian Herpetological Society. Found in the far south west corner of South Australian Outback. Desert Death Adder Acanthophis pyrrhus.

Distribution Western Aust, South Aust, NSW & ACT, NT, Queensland. Western Brown Snake Pseudonaja nuchalis. Common Name Western Brown Snake. Australia Australia is home to a diverse range of snakes. Have you ever seen a snake and wondered What Snake Is That.

This website assists people in snake identification. Click on a State to access a list of the snake species found in any region throughout Australia. Each snake species has helpful information and is Continue reading "Home".

Snakes of Western Australia: Revised Edition Perth, W.A.: Western Australian Museum. ISBN Swan, Gerry. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia Frenchs Forest, New South Wales: New Holland Publishers.

ISBN Family: Elapidae. Snakes of Western Australia. Kensington, Western Australia: Department of Parks and Wildlife. MLA Citation. Pearson, David J. and Thomson-Dans, Carolyn. and Mitchell, Samille. and King, Rhianna.

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Dangerous Creatures of Western Australia | Western Australia. Australia has more than it's fair share of dangerous fauna, ranging from marine creatures like sharks, blue ringed octopus, marine stingers, cone shells, poisonous fish, sea snakes, stingrays, and saltwater crocodiles, to land based dangers like spiders, scorpions, centipedes and snakes.

Western Brown Snake or Gwardar. A dangerously venomous snake whch can be very fast and aggrressive when threatened or disturbed. It is capable of injecting a large dose of highly toxic venom. In the last 30 years, the Gwardar is responsible for six of the last ten snakebite deaths in Western Australia.

Aplin, K. & Smith, L. "Checklist of the frogs and reptiles of Western Australia". Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement. 51– Browne-Cooper, Robert; Brian Bush; Brad Maryan; David Robinson (). Reptiles and Frogs in the Bush: Southwestern Australia.

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Diet of snakes ranges from wallabies (Olive Python), frogs, small reptiles, eggs and even blind snakes. FACT: Only one snake, the Keelback, is able to consume cane toads FACT: Venomous snakes outnumber non-venomous snakes in Australia Ref: Storr G.M; Smith L,A; & Johnstone R.E.

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Snakes of Western Australia. Perth, W.A.: Western Australian Museum. Description. With adults reaching over 4 m (13 feet) in total length (including the tail), L. olivaceus is Australia's second-largest snake species (surpassed only by the amethystine python).Its high number of dorsal scale rows ( at midbody), makes the skin look smoother than that of other pythons.

The number of ventral scales is The colour pattern is a uniform chocolate Family: Pythonidae. Common snakes of the Pilbara.

A guide for identification and First aid. (also called Western Brown Snake). He was handling the snake when bitten, believing it was a nonvenomous Black-headed Python. Several people, First Aid for Australian Snake BiteFile Size: 1MB.

Spectacular Snakes of Australia showcases these beautiful creatures which play such an important part in our biodiversity. It portrays most of the species found in Australia, such as tiger snakes, copperheads, brown snakes, death adders and sea snakes, up close and personal.

It also includes some unique photographs, such as the hatching of scrub pythons. Well. Australia has 14 of the 15 most poisonous snakes in the world - the Indian cobra is number 7 (based on the number of mice that can be killed with the average amount of venom per bite - mice LD 50).

In the Perth area the Dugite (No 10), the m. #N#The Woma Python has an orange head and a light tan coloured body with darker bands. According to the book "Pythons of Australia", by Brian Kend, Womas from Western Australia and the Northern Territory tend to have a cream to yellow background with Click to continue> #N#D'alberti's Python.

(Leiopython albertisii) #N#Click to continue>. He and I got together around the end of with the sole purpose of creating an e-book for my readers so that they can have a better understanding of snakes in Australia and how to live with them.

It’s been hard work; I wrote around words for the intro and then went to have a. A western brown snake. Credit: Adam Brice Mr Smartt said people living near lakes or wetlands could also expect tiger snakes, while death adders were found in the Perth Hills and mulga snakes and.

The best-known Australian python is the carpet snake (pictured to right), found in a variety of habitats from rainforest to semi-arid woodlands, across the northern and eastern parts of Australia, as well as southwestern Australia and also New Guinea.

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A wide range of different snake species can be found in Australia, but the following are breeds more likely to be seen in Perth and other surrounding areas of Western Australia.

About this book. In the Pilbara there is a rich array of 46 species of snakes, on land and sea, with no fewer than eight of these being endemic to the region.

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