Marsh Snake (Hemiaspis signata)

Marsh snake also known as a swamp snake is a venomous snake however is not considered deadly to humans.


Marsh snakes colouring is from an olive to a grey with grey or black belly scales. It has two pale line markings on the face running from the eye to the neck. It is a smaller species of snake an grows to approximate of 50 cm's in length

Habitat & Distribution

Often found in most  Brisbane suburbs also from South-Eastern New South Wales to North-Eastern Queensland. Commonly found in wet areas such as rainforest, creeks and wetlands.


Active by day and rest at night will induce a painful bite if threatened


This snake prays on frogs and skinks.