THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.

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DRAGONS OF AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT)
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)

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COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

 

Colubrids & Mud Snakes

Pythons

 

Elapid Snakes

 

Sea Snakes

 

File Snakes

 

Blind Snakes

 

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

Turtles Tortoises

Dragons Agamas

Geckos

 

Legless Lizards

Monitor Lizards

Skinks

 

Crocodiles

 


Listing of the Dragon Lizards (Agamas)
found in the
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT)
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)


Gippsland Water Dragon - Intellagama lesueurii howitti

Distribution Key
ORDER: SQUAMATA (LIZARDS AND SNAKES)
SUBORDER: SAURIA (LIZARDS)


family: Agamidae (Dragons)

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Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

Jacky Lizard

Amphibolurus muricatus

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

* Nobbi Dragon

Diporiphora nobbi
(was in the genus Amphibolurus and Ctenophorus)

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

*Gippsland Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii howittii (was Physignathus lesuerii howittii)

NSW, ACT, Vic

Common or Eastern Bearded Dragon

Pogona barbata

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic

Mountain (Heath) Dragon

Rankinia diemensis
(was in the genus Ctenophorus & Tympanocryptis)

NSW, ACT, Tas, Vic

Grassland Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis pinguicolla
(was T. lineata pinguicolla)

Vic (near Melbourne), Southeastern NSW, ACT,

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

Qld = Queensland

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)

LINKS OF INTEREST

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