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SnakeDemansia psammophis  

8 Yellow-faced Whipsnake at Paddys River, ACT

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Demansia psammophis at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Oct 2018
Demansia psammophis at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Oct 2018

Identification history

Snake Demansia psammophis 22 Oct 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Snake Demansia psammophis 22 Oct 2018 WillO

Significant sighting

  22 Oct 2018

First record of the Yellow-faced Whipsnake in the ACT. There is only one other record from the CNM region an undated CSIRO collection from near Burrinjuck Dam,


WillO wrote:
   22 Oct 2018
The head end of the snake got cropped when i loaded first image to CNM. See second photo to complete the specimen. I have several photographs showing the complete snake on my phone and have provided these to moderators. WillO.
   22 Oct 2018

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Oct 2018 Recorded on
  • WillO Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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