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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Last Updated January 16, 2013
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MOUNTAIN (HEATH) DRAGON
Rankinia (was Tympanocryptis) diemensis
The above specimen is from Kanangra, Boyd National Park.
A common species occurring from around Tamworth, (Eastern NSW) in the North, down through the ranges to Victoria and then across Victoria to The Grampians in the West. Also found over most of Tasmania except for some South-western coastal areas.
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