The Dwarf Crowned Snake, this species is rarely encountered by snake catchers on the Sunshine Coast. This species is considered weakly venomous. Dwarf Crowned snakes are one of the smallest snakes found on the Sunshine Coast only growing to 25 cm long.

This species is rarely encountered by snake catchers on the Sunshine Coast. They are a very secretive species and are only active during the night. They have very small eyes and as stated above are a very small snake. Body colour is dark grey to black above with a yellow/creamy belly with thin dark bands. They have a creamy/white collar on the nape of their neck which extends forward along sides of head to form ‘crown’.

Just remember guys snakes should only be handled or relocated by people with the appropriate permit or license to do so!