Demansia

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Demansia

/De·man·sia/ (de-man´se-ah) a genus of venomous snakes of the family Elapidae, including the brown snake of Australia and New Guinea.

Demansia

a genus of venomous snakes.

Demansia nuchalis affinis
as for D. textilis (below). Called also dugite, spotted brown snake.
Demansia nuchalis nuchalis
similar to D. textilis. Called also gwardar, western brown snake, Pseudonaja nuchalis.
Demansia olivaceae (syn. Demansia psammophis olivacea)
a thin, poisonous snake up to 7 ft long. Called also black whip snake.
Demansia textilis
the Australian brown snake with a powerful toxin and a willingness to attack. Envenomation is characterized by clinical signs of drowsiness, drooping of lips and eyelids, inability to swallow, labored abdominal respiration, muscle tremor, recumbency and pupillary dilatation in some cases. Called also common brown snake.