Sand Snakes
(Simoselaps spp.)

Very small (to 35 cm) generally harmless, mildly venomous sand burrowing snakes that feed on lizards. Some people may experience extreme symptoms if predisposed to being allergic.

A Desert Banded Sand Snake (Simoselaps anomalus) from Ilkurlka, WA

A Banded Sand Snake (Simoselaps bertholdi) from Coolgardie, WA

A West-coast Banded Sand Snake (Simoselaps littoralis) from Cervantes, WA

A Dampierland Burrowing Sand Snake (Simoselaps minimus) from Broome, WA

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