THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIAN REPTILE PHOTOS, DISTRIBUTION MAPS AND INFORMATION
This site covers 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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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

 


FRILLED DRAGON
Chlamydosaurus kingii

Also called a Frill-neck or Frill- necked Lizard

 


FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii
This Frilled lizard is from Darwin

 


FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii  
The lizard above is from eastern coastal Queensland where the colour us usually mainly grey.
Those from other areas are often much more colorful.

FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii - map - Reptiles of Australia

Frilled lizards are also found in southern New Guinea

FRILLED DRAGON - Frill- necked Lizard - Chlamydosaurus kingii
Hatchling from Darwin Northern Territory.

Bearded Dragons, particularly Eastern Bearded Dragons are often mistaken for this species


LINKS OF INTEREST


Click here for a complete list of Australian Dragons (Agamas)

Click here for more information about Australian Dragons (Agamas)

Frill-necked lizard
Wikipedia


Frilled Lizard Care Sheet
John Fowler

Frilled Lizard
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition.jpg A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

OTHER LINKS

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Visit the Australian Herpetology Website

 

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