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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Colubrids & Mud Snakes

Pythons Elapid Snakes Sea Snakes File Snakes Blind Snakes Turtles Tortoises Dragons Agamas Geckos Legless Lizards Monitor Lizards Skinks Crocodiles

VICTORIA
VICTORIA map Reptiles of Australia

Victoria Habitats

A Listing of Victorian Reptiles


NOTE THAT THIS IS NOT AN ACCURATE LIST


Locality Key  TURTLES  LIZARDS  SNAKES

ORDER: CROCODYLIA (CROCODILES)

NONE LISTED


ORDER: TESTUDINES (TURTLES)
Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Chelodina (Macrochelodina) expansa Broad-Shelled River Turtle NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Chelodina (Macrochelodina) longicollis Eastern Snake-Headed Tortoise NSW,Qld,SA,Vic


ORDER: SQUAMATA (LIZARDS AND SNAKES)
SAURIA (LIZARDS)
AGAMIDS (DRAGONS)  GECKOES  LEGLESS  SKINKS  MONITORS


Agamidae
Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Amphibolurus muricatus Jacky Lizard NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Amphibolurus nobbi Nobbi Dragon NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Amphibolurus norrisi Dragon SA,Vic,WA
Ctenophorus fordi Malle Dragon NSW,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Ctenophorus pictus Painted Dragon NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Intellagama (was Physignathus) lesueurii Eastern Water Dragon NSW,Qld,Vic
Pogona barbata Bearded Dragon or Jew Lizard NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Pogona vitticeps Inland Bearded Dragon NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic
Rankinia (was Ctenophorus & Tympanocryptis) diemensis Mountain (Heath) Dragon NSW,Tas,Vic
Tympanocryptis lineata Lined Earless Dragon NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Tympanocryptis tetraporophora Long-tailed or Eyrean Earless Dragon NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic

Gekkonidae

Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Christinus marmoratus Marbled Gecko NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Diplodactylus intermediu Eastern Spiny-Tailed Gecko NSW,NT,SA,Vic,WA
Diplodactylus tessellatu Tesselated Gecko NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic
Diplodactylus vittatus Wood or Stone Gecko NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Gehyra variegata Tree Dtella (Gecko) NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Heteronotia binoei Bynoes or Prickly Gecko NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Lucasium damaeum Beaded Gecko NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Rhynchoedura ornata Beaked Gecko NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Underwoodisaurus milii Thick-tailed Gecko NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA

Pygopodidae
Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Aprasia aurita Eared Worm-lizard NSW(?),Vic
Aprasia inaurita Mallee Worm-lizard NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Aprasia striolata Striated Worm Lizard  NSW,NT,SA,Vic,WA
Delma borea Legless Lizard NT,Qld,SA(?),WA
Delma butleri *Unbanded Delma NSW,NT,Qld(?),SA,Vic,
Delma impar Many-lined Delma NSW,SA,Vic
Delma inornata Patternless Delma NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Lialis burtonis Burton's Legless Lizard NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Pygopus lepidopodus Common Scaly Foot NSW,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Pygopus nigriceps Black-headed Scaly Foot NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA

Scincidae
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Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Acritoscincus (was Bassiana) duperreyi Bold-striped Cool-skink NSW,ACT,SA,Tas,Vic
Acritoscincus  (was Bassiana) platynotum Red-throated Cool-skink NSW,Qld,Vic
Carlia tetradactyla Southern Rainbow-skink NSW,Qld,Vic,ACT
Cryptoblepharus carnabyi Spiny-Palmed Shinning(Snake-eyed) Skink NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Cryptoblepharus plagioce Skink NSW(?),NT,Qld,SA,Vic(
Cryptoblepharus virgatus Cream-striped Shinning (Snake-eyed) Skink or Wall Skink Qld
Ctenotus atlas Southern Mallee Ctenotus NSW,SA,WA,Vic
Ctenotus brachyonyx Short-clawed Ctenotus NSW,SA,Vic,Qld
Ctenotus regius Pale-rumped (or Royal) Ctenotus NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic
Ctenotus robustus Robust Striped (Ctenotus)Skink NSW, ACT, , NT, Qld, SA,Vic, WA
Ctenotus taeniolatus Copper-Tailed Skink NSW,Qld,Vic
Ctenotus uber Spotted Ctenotus WA
*Cyclodomorphus michaeli (was casuarina) Mainland She-oak Skink NSW, Vic
Lissolepis (was Egernia) coventryi *Eastern Mourning Skink NSW(?),SA,Vic
Egernia cunninghami Cunningham's Skink NSW, ACT, Qld, SA, Vic
Liopholis (was Egernia) inornata *Desert Skink NSW, NT, Qld, SA, Vic, WA
Egernia multiscutata Skink SA,Vic,WA
Egernia saxatilis Black Rock Skink NSW,Qld(?),Vic
Egernia striolata Tree Skink NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic
Egernia whitii White's Skink NSW,Qld,SA,Tas,Vic
Eremiascincus fasciolatu Narrow-Banded Sand Swimmer NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic(?),
Eulamprus heatwolei Skink NSW,Vic
Eulamprus kosciuskoi Alpine Water Skink NSW,Vic
Eulamprus quoyii Eastern Water Skink NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Eulamprus tympanum Skink NSW,SA,Vic
Hemiergis decresiensis Skink NSW,SA,Vic
Hemiergis millewae Skink NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Hemiergis peronii Skink SA,Vic,WA
Lampropholis delicata Skink NSW,Qld,SA,Tas,Vic
Lampropholis guichenoti Skink NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Lerista bougainvillii Skink NSW,SA,Tas,Vic
Lerista muelleri Skink NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Lerista eunctatovittata Skink NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Menetia greyii Skink NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Morethia adelaidensis Skink NSW,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Morethia boulengeri Skink NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Morethia obscura Skink NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Nannoscincus maccoyi Skink NSW,Vic
Niveoscincus coventryi Skink NSW,Vic
Niveoscincus metallicum Skink Tas,Vic
Pseudemoia entrecasteaux Skink NSW,SA,Tas,Vic
Pseudemoia rawlinsoni Skink NSW,NT(?),Vic
Pseudemoia spenceri Skink NSW,Vic
Saproscincus mustelinus Weasel Skink NSW,Vic
Tiliqua nigrolutea Blotched Blue-Tongued Lizard NSW,SA,Tas,Vic
Tiliqua occipitalis Western Blue-Tongued Lizard NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Tiliqua scincoides Eastern Blue-Tongued Lizard NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Trachydosaurus rugosus Shingle-Back NSW,Qld,SA,Vic,WA

Varanidae

Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Varanus brevicauda Short-Tailed Pygmy Monitor NT,Qld,SA,WA
Varanus gouldii ? Gould's Goanna or Sand Monitor NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Varanus gouldii flavirufus ? Centralian Sand Goanna (arid interior)
Varanus rosenbergi Rosenberg's Heath Monitor NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Varanus varius Lace Monitor NSW,Qld,SA,Vic


SERPENTES (SNAKES)
FILE SNAKES  COLUBRIDS  ELAPIDS  PYTHONS  SEA SNAKES  BLIND SNAKES

Acrochordidae

NONE LISTED


Boidae

Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Morelia spilota spilota Diamond Python NSW,Vic
Morelia spilota metcalfei Inland Carpet Python NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic

Colubridae

NONE LISTED

Elapidae

Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Acanthophis antarcticus Common Death Adder NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Austrelaps ramsayi Snake NSW,Vic
Austrelaps superbus Copperhead Snake NSW,SA,Tas,Vic
Demansia psammophis Yellow-Faced Whip Snake NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Drysdalia coronoides White-Lipped Snake NSW,SA,Tas,Vic
Drysdalia mastersii Masters' Snake NSW(?),SA,Vic,WA
Echiopsis curta Bardick NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Furina diadema Red-naped Snake NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Notechis scutatus Eastern or Mainland Tiger Snake NSW,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Oxyuranus microlepidotus Fierce Snake or Inland Taipan NSW,Qld,SA,Vic(?)
Pseudechis porphyriacus Red-bellied Black Snake NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Pseudonaja nuchalis Western Brown Snake or Gwarder NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Pseudonaja textilis Common or Eastern Brown Snake NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Rhinoplocephalus nigresc Eastern Small-eyed or Short-tailed Sn NSW,Qld,Vic
Simoselaps australis Australian Coral Snake NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
Suta flagellum Snake NSW,SA,Vic
Suta nigriceps Snake NSW,SA,Vic,WA
Suta spectabilis Snake NSW,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Suta suta Myall or Curl Snake NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Vermicella annulata Bandy Bandy (Snake) NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA

Hydrophiidae

Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Pelamis platurus Yellow-bellied Sea Snake NSW,NT,Qld,Tas,Vic,WA

Typhlopidae

Scientific Name
Common Name
Distribution
Ramphotyphlops australis Blind Snake NSW,NT,SA,Vic,WA
Ramphotyphlops bituberculatus Prong-snouted Blind Snake NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Ramphotyphlops ligatus Blind Snake NSW,NT,Qld,SA,Vic,WA
Ramphotyphlops nigrescen Blind Snake NSW,Qld,Vic
Ramphotyphlops pinguis Blind Snake SA,Vic,WA
Ramphotyphlops proximus Blind Snake NSW,Qld,SA,Vic
DISTRIBUTION KEY

CI = Christmas Island
CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island
NSW = New South Wales
NT = Northern Territory
Qld = Queensland
SA = South Australia
Tas = Tasmania
WA = Western Australia


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