Black-striped Snake & Black-naped Snake

Small harmless, mildly venomous snakes found over much of the southern half of Australia. They spend much of their time beneath the ground, but may be encountered on the surface at night.

A Black-striped Snake (Neelaps calonotus) from Ellenbrook, WA. Restricted to the coastal sandplain between Dongara and Mandurah.

A Black-naped Snake (Neelaps bimaculatus) from Dongara, WA. It is far more widespread than the Black-striped Snake.

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