North-western shovel-nosed snake
This burrowing species belongs to a distinctive genus that all possess two black bars on the head.
As well as the two black bands that all members of the genus possess, the north-western shovel nosed snake has 50-80 brown bands along the body.
Method of reproduction
In stony soils, dominated by Acacia.
Pilbra and surrounding arid habitats.
|Name Published Year:||1954|
|Scientific Name Authorship:||Glauert|
|Conservation Assessment:||Least Concern|
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