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De Vis Banded Snake

Denisonia devisi

Description:

Elapid snake found in central Queensland and New South Wales. Feed mainly on frogs and lizards. Found this one during pre-clearing work near Jackson in Central QLD.

Habitat:

Low-lying areas with deep cracks in clay soils. Found in open and riverside woodlands, and brigalow.

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2 Comments

ShannaB
ShannaB 7 years ago

This is an interesting snake!! I love that it's named after a former curator of the Queensland Museum, Charles Walter de Vis (pronounced 'de vee'). And it gives birth to live young!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Awesome snake, and a great spotting. Well done :-)

NathBig
Spotted by
NathBig

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 27, 2013
Submitted on Nov 27, 2013

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