Ringed Brown Snake
The smallest member of the brownsnake group (to 50 cm) and therefore should be treated as a potentially dangerous venomous snake. Active both day and night, lays eggs and feeds on lizards. Absent from the southern and south coastal areas.



A poorly-marked Ringed Brown Snake (Pseudonaja modesta) from DeGrussa Copper Mine, north of Meekatharra, Western Australia


A well-marked adult Ringed Brown Snake (Pseudonaja modesta) from Carosue Dam Mine, via Kalgoorlie, Western Australia


A well-marked adult Ringed Brown Snake (Pseudonaja modesta) from Shay Gap, Western Australia


A poorly-marked adult Ringed Brown Snake (Pseudonaja modesta) from Shay Gap, Western Australia


A clutch of juvenile Ringed Brown Snakes (Pseudonaja modesta) - mother from Meekatharra, Western Australia showing the bright colouration of young individuals


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