Banded phase - dull black with bands dirty yellow dorsally
Crawling off road. ~ 25 cm long.
Approx 200mm snake found beneath plank of wood on edge of forest. Dark grey ventral colour.
ID and locality info based off of my notes from 2004. I tried to update taxonomic changes.
Thanks to my father, Dr. Tod Reeder, for having me on this trip.
In yard. Run over by lawn mower
estimated 1.2m long slender snake crossing moving along edge of driveway. Brown in colour, head distinct from neck with pale area around snout and lower lips, broad eye brow line, rough looking scales on fore body interpreted as keels present.
Elapidae (Greek ἔλλοψ éllops, "sea-fish") is a family of venomous snakes found in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, terrestrially in Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, and South America, and aquatically in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.