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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Also called a Frill-neck or Frill- necked Lizard
This Frilled lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii is from Darwin
The Frilled lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii above is from eastern coastal Queensland
where the colour us usually mainly grey.
Those from other areas are often much more colorful.
Frilled lizards are also found in southern New Guinea
Hatchling Frilled lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii from Darwin Northern Territory.
Frilled lizard Chlamydosaurus kingii photographed at Featherdale Wildlife Park NSW
Bearded Dragons, particularly Eastern Bearded Dragons are often mistaken for this species
Updated January 16, 2019