The following paper contains the description of a new species of snake from the Roper River, North Australia, and a new gecko from Boggabri on the northern tablelands of New South Wales.
Rhynchoelaps roperi, sp. nov.
Snout prominent, shovel-shaped, obtusely pointed from above, lateral edges very sharp. Rostral broader than deep, its upper portion forming an acute angle posteriorly and wedged between the internasals;...