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Drysdalia rhodogaster

3 Mustard-bellied Snake at Upper Nepean

Drysdalia rhodogaster at Upper Nepean - 19 Oct 2018
Drysdalia rhodogaster at Upper Nepean - 19 Oct 2018
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Identification history

Drysdalia rhodogaster 23 Dec 2019 PatrickCampbell
Drysdalia rhodogaster 19 Dec 2019 JanHartog

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Significant sighting

23 Dec 2019

Rarely seen predation of these species upon one another, well documented.

User's notes

snake is eating Copper-tailed skink?

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   23 Dec 2019
Great capture! It's rare to witness such an event and record it with pics.
A Drysdalia rhodogaster feeding on a substantial Copper-tailed Skink is something I've not seen documented before. This is a significant observation, so well done.

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Species information

  • Drysdalia rhodogaster Scientific name
  • Mustard-bellied Snake Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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