THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION
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TURTLES OF AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT)
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)


 

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ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

Listing of the Turtles,Tortoises and Sliders
found in the
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (ACT)
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)

ORDER: Testudines

Blackish Blind Snake - Anilios nigrescens

FRESHWATER TURTLES
Family:Cheluidae

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Common Name

(Internal Links)

Scientific Name
(External Links)

Distribution

(Distribution key and map at bottom of page)

Eastern Snake-necked Turtle or Common Long-necked Tortoise

*Chelodina longicollis

NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic (Tas - introduced)

*Macquarie Turtle or Common Short-necked Turtle
(Status Uncertain)

Emydura macquarii

NSW, ACT, SA, Vic


Sliders (INTRODUCED)
Family:Emydidae

Common Name

(Internal Links)

Scientific Name
(Subgenus in parentheses)

(External Links)

Distribution

(Distribution key and map at bottom of page)

* Red-eared Slider - INTRODUCED

Trachemys scripta elegans

ACT, NSW, Qld (From USA, introduced into many countries)

DISTRIBUTION KEY

Click on the abbreviation below to see a map of the area

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)

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