THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
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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

 

A Listing of South Australian Dragons
(Agamid) Lizards

INLAND BEARDED DRAGON Pogona vitticeps REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

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


family: Agamidae (Dragons)

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Common Name

Scientific Name

Distribution

*Burns' Dragon 

Amphibolurus (was Lophognathus) burnsi 

NSW, Qld, SA, NT

Jacky Lizard

Amphibolurus muricatus

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic

Mallee Heath Lashtail Dragon

Amphibolurus norrisi

SA, Vic, WA

*Eastern Heath Dragon

Ctenophorus chapmani
(previously Tympanocryptis adelaidensis)

SA, WA

*Eastern Heath Dragon

Ctenophorus chapmani
(previously Tympanocryptis adelaidensis)

SA, WA

Black Shouldered Ground Dragon

Ctenophorus clayi

NT, SA, WA

Crested Dragon

Ctenophorus cristatus

SA, WA

*Tawny Dragon

Ctenophorus decresii

SA

Peninsula Rock Dragon (includes Arcoona Rock Dragon)

Ctenophorus fionni

SA

Mallee Dragon

Ctenophorus fordi

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Bulldust Ground-Dragon

Ctenophorus gibba

SA

*Graaf's Ring-tailed Dragon

Ctenophorus graafi (was Ctenophorus caudicinctus graafi)

WA( far eastern interior)
(extending into NT and SA?)

Military Dragon

Ctenophorus isolepis

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Spotted Military Dragon (subspecies)

Ctenophorus maculatus dualis

SE West Australia and extreme SW South Australia. 

Lake Eyre Dragon

Ctenophorus maculosus

SA

*Dwarf Bicycle Dragon or Mckenzie's Dragon

Ctenophorus mckenziei

WA SA (Great Australian Bight)

Central Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus nuchalis

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Painted Dragon

Ctenophorus pictus

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Western Netted Dragon

Ctenophorus reticulatus

SA, WA

Rusty Crevice Dragon

Ctenophorus rufescens

SA, WA

Lozenge-Marked Dragon

Ctenophorus scutulatus

SA, WA

Ochre Dragon

Ctenophorus tjantjalka

SA

Red Barred Dragon

Ctenophorus vadnappa

SA

Lally's Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora lalliae

NT, SA, WA

Pink Two Lined Dragon Dragon

Diporiphora linga

SA

* Nobbi Dragon

Diporiphora nobbi
(was in the genus Amphibolurus and Ctenophorus)

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic

Canegrass Two Lined Dragon

Diporiphora winneckei

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, WA

Long-nosed Water Dragon

Gowidon (or Amphibolurus) (was Lophognathus) longirostris

NT, Qld, SA, WA

*Northern Water Dragon or Swamplands Lashtail

Gowidon (or Amphibolurus) (was Lophognathus) temporalis

NT, Qld, WA

*Australian Water Dragon

Intellagama lesueurii

NSW, Qld, Vic

Thorny Devil (lizard)

Moloch horridus

NT, Qld, SA, WA

Common or Eastern Bearded Dragon

Pogona barbata

NSW, Qld, SA, Vic

*Dwarf Bearded Dragon

Pogona minor minor

NT, SA, WA

Nullarbor Bearded Dragon

Pogona nullarbor

SA, WA

Inland Bearded Dragon

Pogona vitticeps

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

Centralian Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis centralis
(was T.lineata centralis)

NT, SA, WA

Nullarbor Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis houstoni
(was T. lineata houstoni)

SA, WA

*Gibber Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis intima

NSW, NT, Qld, SA

Lined Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis lineata

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA

Long-tailed or Eyrean Earless Dragon

Tympanocryptis tetraporophora

NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic

DISTRIBUTION KEY
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CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

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

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