A current assessment of the status of the snakes of the genera Cannia and Pailsus, including descriptions of three new subspecies from the Northern Territory and Western Australia, Australia.
Originally published in Boydii - Journal of the Herpetological Society of Queensland Incorporated - July 2001, pages 26-60.
Second five photos - as published in the original paper.Unless otherwise stated - all are copyright Raymond Hoser.
Below: Pailsus pailsei Australian Museum Specimen no. R11359 from Lilydale Spring, Riversleigh Station, Queensland (Lat. 138.45 E, Long 19.50 S).
Below: Pailsus pailsei Qld Museum Number J59015 from NW Qld in comparison with a Cannia australis from NW Qld (Museum specimen).
Below: Pailsus pailsei Qld Museum Number J59015 from NW Qld - head photo.
Below: Pailsus pailsei Qld Museum Number J59015 from NW Qld - hemipene photo.
Below: Cannia australis from Qld - Qld Museum Specimen.
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