Yellow-faced Whipsnake (Demansia psammophis)

The Yellow-faced Whipsnake is a very slender snake up to 1 metre in length.  They have a dark brown mark around their eye stretching down to the mouth and a dark stripe across the front of the snout.  They are fast moving snakes.

The Yellow-face Whipsnake is found in throughout much of Australia in a range of drier habitats including heathland, dry sclerophyll forest, woodlands and quite arid areas.

The Yellow-faced Whipsnake is a fast active hunter, catching lizards it locates by sight.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Family: Elapidae
Genus: Demansia
Species: psammophis
Last Updated: 29-12-2018